OK
In progress indicator

Dahlia 'Arabian Night' (Dahlia 'Arabian Night')

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Dahlia 'Arabian Night'

Other names

Dahlia 'Arabian Night'

Genus

Dahlia Dahlia

Variety or Cultivar

'Arabian Night' _ 'Arabian Night' is an herbaceous perennial, with double, velvety dark crimson (almost black) flowers with incurved petals throughout summer.


Dahlia 'Arabian Night' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and may irriitate skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Black, Dark-green, Dark-red in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Dahlia 'Arabian Night' (Dahlia 'Arabian Night') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in a fertile, humus-rich well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Dahlia 'Arabian Night'

Other names

Dahlia 'Arabian Night'

Genus

Dahlia Dahlia

Variety or Cultivar

'Arabian Night' _ 'Arabian Night' is an herbaceous perennial, with double, velvety dark crimson (almost black) flowers with incurved petals throughout summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and may irriitate skin.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Summer; Dark-red in Autumn

Foliage

Black, Dark-green, Dark-red in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Dahlia 'Arabian Night' (Dahlia 'Arabian Night') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Grow in a fertile, humus-rich well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Tender in frost (H3)

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form

(19/09/2012)

planted May 2012 (03/09/2012)

Upload your own photo
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types) Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun Tell us...
Aspect: South, West Tell us...
Exposure: Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3) Tell us...

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

My Garden
My Garden
Steve Bustin
My Garden
My Garden
Brian Higginson
My Garden
My Garden
Katherine Simmonds
My Garden
My Garden
sefolosha
Maples
Maples
John Smith
My Garden
My Garden
Hilary
My Garden
My Garden
David Gilbey

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login

In progress indicator
Note

Note

You are adding a note to: ?

Cancel