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Botanical name: Dahlia 'Chocolate Sundae'
Other names: Dahlia 'Chocolate Sundae', Mignon dahlia 'Chocolate Sundae'
Variety or cultivar: 'Chocolate Sundae' _ 'Chocolate Sundae' is an upright, spreading, tuberous perennial with toothed, dark green, pinnate leaves and large, single, maroon flowers with bright yellow centres blooming from midsummer to autumn
Dahlia 'Chocolate Sundae' is: Deciduous
Flower: Maroon, Bright-yellow in Summer; Maroon, Bright-yellow in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Erect, Spreading, Upright
Diseases: May also be susceptible to viruses and fungal rots.
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut to near ground level in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Dahlia 'Chocolate Sundae' (Dahlia 'Chocolate Sundae') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.6m 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. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy plants. Stake if required. Water freely in dry periods. Lift and store tubers in autumn.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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