Dahlia 'Barbarossa' Bulb
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.
Plant Dahlia 'Barbarossa' in early spring, and in midsummer to late fall, typically to first frost, it blooms in huge8- to 10-inchflowers dense with ruffled red to dark red petals. Borne on long, sturdy stems, the highly decorative blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden and make excellent cut flowers.
A Dahlia hybrid, commonly called dahlia, 'Barbarossa' is a clump-forming herbaceous perennial with an upright habit. A great container and garden plant, nice in beds and the middle of the border. It makes a stunning specimen, but it's shown to best effect when massed or grouped.
Easy-care, Dahlia 'Barbarossa' grows best in sunny locations with fertile, humus-rich, well-draining soil, having a neutral to acid pH, protected from strong winds. During the growing season, the plant should be kept consistently moist and never allowed to dry out. Pinching out growing tips encourages a bushy plant. Deadheading spent flowers promotes additional blooms. This plant is not pet friendly.
|Bulb Pack Size:||Pack of 1|
|Bloom Season Start:||Mid Summer|
|Bloom Season End:||Early Fall|
|USDA Zone Low:||8|
|USDA Zone High:||10|
|Uses:||Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Fall Color|
|Zone:||8, 9, 10|
|State Shipping Restrictions:||GU, PR, VI|
|Shipping Method Restrictions:||none|