Botanical name: Dahlia 'Bednall Beauty'
Other names: Dahlia 'Bednall Beauty', Dwarf bedding dahlia 'Bednall Beauty'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Bednall Beauty' _ 'Bednall Beauty' is a compact, bushy, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with toothed, pinnate, bronze-purple leaves and, in summer and autumn, double, dark red flowers with yellow centres.
Dahlia 'Bednall Beauty' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn
Foliage: Bronze-tinted, Purple in Spring; Purple, Bronze-tinted in Summer; Purple, Bronze-tinted in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Compact, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: May also be susceptible to viruses and fungal rots.
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut to near ground level in autumn before lifting and storing tubers for winter.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Dahlia 'Bednall Beauty' (Dahlia 'Bednall Beauty') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging
Cultivation: Grow in a fertile, humus-rich well-drained soil in full sun. Stake if required. Water freely in dry periods. Lift and store tubers in autumn. Pinching out stem tips is usually not necessary with this cultivar.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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