Dahlia 'Sunshine' Dark Leaf Single Bulb

Dahlia 'Sunshine' Dark Leaf Single Bulb
Dahlia 'Sunshine' Dark Leaf Single Bulb

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Single-flowered dahlias are pollinator favorites
SKU 29840
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Bulb Pack Size
Pack of 1
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Key Characteristics

8 - 11

Mature Height

24 IN

Mature Width

18 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy, Clay, Sandy

Description / Dahlia 'Sunshine' Dark Leaf Single Bulb

Welcome to the vibrant world of Dahlia 'Sunshine' Dark Leaf Single, where the brilliance of golden yellow flowers meets the enchanting allure of dark orange centers. When planted in spring in a frost-free environment, this remarkable Dahlia is a promise of radiant beauty from midsummer to the onset of the first frost in late fall.

Picture a tapestry of single-flowered blooms, generously adorning sturdy dark purple stems that proudly rise above fern-like mahogany-colored foliage. These resolute stems defy rain, standing tall and straight. The nectar-rich bounty of the Dahlia 'Sunshine' beckons a bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to your garden, turning it into a lively haven for months on end.

As the seasons unfold, indulge in the joy of harvesting these long-lasting, colorful flowers, perfect for late-season bouquets and artistic floral arrangements. An irresistible invitation for the eye, this Dahlia hybrid is a perennial charmer with a clump-forming habit and an upright demeanor.

Versatile and striking, Dahlia 'Sunshine' finds its home as a stunning specimen or truly comes alive when massed or grouped. Embrace its presence in beds, borders, or containers, and witness the magic unfold.

To cultivate the best display, plant Dahlia tubers in sun-kissed spots with well-draining soil, rich in humus, and shielded from strong winds. Fear not, for this beauty adapts to various soil types, be it clay, loam, or sandy. In warmer regions, a touch of dappled shade may be appreciated.

Keep the growing season vibrant by maintaining consistent moisture, ensuring your Dahlia never thirsts. Encourage bushiness by pinching out growing tips, and witness a profusion of blooms by dutifully deadheading spent flowers. An important note: While this garden treasure enchants all, it's not considered pet-friendly.

Incorporate the elegance of these dahlia tubers into your gardening repertoire and let the seasonal dance of colors begin. Dahlia 'Sunshine' - where every petal whispers tales of nature's artistry.

Dahlias come in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, and colors. Dahlias are grown from tubers, which are similar to bulbs, so they're easy to plant. Follow our expert's advice on how to plant and care for dahlias in our Dahlia Care Guide. To learn more about dahlias, read our blog All About Dahlias.

NOTE: In Zones 3-7, the bulbs will need to be lifted before the first frost and overwintered inside. However, dahlias can be grown as annuals in all Zones.

Product Details

Item Form Bulb
Bulb Pack Size Pack of 1
Genus Dahlia
Species hybrid
Variety 'Sunshine'
Product Classification Bulbs
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 8
USDA Zone High 11
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Multi-Color, Red, Yellow
Bloom Season Start Mid Summer
Bloom Season End Late Fall
Foliage Color Brown, Burgundy, Red
Special Features Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Hummingbird Lovers, Repeat Bloomer
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Fall Color
Zone 8, 9, 10, 11
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI
Shipping Method Restrictions none

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