Dahlia Doris Day

£3.00£5.50

Small Cactus. Deep cardinal red flowers. 1.2 m. Suitable for cut flower and garden variety.

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Price per plant with Quantity Discount
1-2 £3.00
3-4 £2.85
5-9 £2.70
10+ £2.55
Price per plant with Quantity Discount
1-2 £5.50
3-4 £5.35
5-9 £5.20
10+ £5.05

Description

Introduced in 1952 by Weijers (Holland). A very free flowering garden Dahlia producing cardinal red flowers on strong wiry stems almost continually. Growing to 1.2 m this variety will also do well in pots using a 30 cm pot as a minimum with ideally John Innes No.2. Like all Dahlias, keep well fed and regularly dead head.

Variety:Doris Day
Classification:Small Cactus Dahlia
Flower Colour:Red
Suitable for:Cut flower and Garden Display
Awards:Award of Garden Merit
Height:1.1 m
Flower size: 100-170mm
Stopping: Stop at 5-6 pairs at the end of June.
Disbudding: Disbud lightly, 1 pair for garden and cutting
Plant Spacing: Spacing 50-60 cm square for both exhibition and garden use.
Introduced:1952
Raiser:Weijers, Holland
Other:

Dahlia Mini Plants – Available from 23rd March 2019 until the end of May 

These are strong rooted cuttings for those customers who have the facilities for potting up and growing on under glass, minimum 10°C (50ºF). We will make every effort to supply during the week requested but due to us taking cuttings to order, orders must be in the office at least FIVE WEEKS BEFORE required date for delivery, this may be longer in times of high demand. Orders for other than our special collections must be received before 17th April. Beyond this date any orders received will be accepted on a ‘Substitutes Acceptable’ basis.

Garden Ready Dahlias – Available for a 2 week period commencing 1st June ONLY

For delivery to mainland UK only. These are grown in a 7cm “paper” pot and are “garden ready”. They can safely be planted straight out into the garden after a couple of days acclimatising, as long as all risk of frost is over. Due to the plants being grown to order please make sure orders for named varieties are with us by 17th April. Beyond this date any orders received will be accepted on a ‘Substitutes Acceptable’ basis.
 

Also available as a Tuber

Dahlia Mini Plants – £6.95 Available from 23rd March  until the end of May 

Garden Ready Dahlias – £8.95 Available for a 2 week period commencing 1st June  ONLY

Chrysanthemum Cuttings – £6.95 Available from 10th February until Mid May

Sent FIRST CLASS POST to all UK destinations. This applies regardless of the number of plants ordered.

Please note we are unable to package Dahlia Tubers or Garden Ready Dahlias with either Dahlia Mini Plants or Chrysanthemums. If separate deliveries are required then additional carriage and packing will need to be applied to the order.

All orders can be collected from the nursery in which case no carriage fee will be charged.

If you choose to collect your Plants/Tubers from either Halls of Heddon, or The Nursery Ovington (please specify) we will contact you to advise the order is ready for collection. We will make every effort to supply during the week requested but please be aware that delays may occur, so wait for us to contact you