This lovely rich pink is a true Small Ball which produces very tightly formed 6″ blooms with good depth and size. Raised by Gordon Hodgson this popular show bench variety was winner of the Parkinson Trophy for best British Seedling at Harrogate in 2010. Grow 8 up for show bench quality blooms. Grows to 1.4 m and good for exhibition and cut flower as well as being a free flowering garden variety when left undisbuuded.
|Classification:||Small Ball Dahlia|
|Suitable for:||Exhibition and garden use|
|Awards:||Parkinson Trophy for best British Seedling at Harrogate 2010.|
Winner at Scottish National.
|Flower Size:||15 cm|
|Stopping:||Stop end of June at 4-5 pairs and aim to grow 8 flowering stems per plant|
|Disbudding:||Lightly disbud removing the 1st 2 1/2 – 3 pairs of buds below the terminal bud for show quality blooms. For garden use and cut flower just the 1st pair if buds need be removed but remember to deadhead regularly.|
|Plant Spacing:||50-60 cm|
|Raiser:||Gordon Hodgson, UK|