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Ferncliff Illusion

$8.95

Ships in the spring

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Description

A dahlia we fell in love with a few years back.  Large, impressive flower that is white with a lavender edge.  Whispy petals and grows tall in the garden, up to 5 feet in height.  Super cut flower and tuber producer!


Growers Notes:

  • Dahlias are planted in spring after the soil has warmed up to 60 degrees
  • Plant when night time temperatures are consistently in the 50’s
  • Plant around the same time you would plant corn, potatoes and other warm season crops
  • Plant dahlia tubers in an area that receives 6-8 hours of sunlight per day
  • No extra water until sprout is 5”-6” tall, normal spring rains will give all the moisture it needs
  • After the dahlia sprout is 6”, deep soak every 2-3 days
Overall Color
Purple
Specified Color
White with a lavender edge
Bloom Size
8" - 10" (A & AA)
Classification
Informal Decorative (ID)
Height
5 feet
Foliage Color
Standard
Cutting
Good Cut Flower
Sun / Shade
Full Sun - 6 hours +
Flowering Months
Approx 90 days after planting
Shipped
Single Tuber
Soil
Well drained soil
Planting Depth
4"- 6" deep - Plant horizontal
Container Friendly
Best Planted in a Garden Bed
Deer Resistant
Yes, but protect from deer
Water
Deep soak every 2-3 days, no watering until sprout is 6"