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Hissy Fitz

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Description

Hissy Fitz is a superstar and never has a fit.  Sunny, bright yellow 6″ bloom with a fringy edge.  Easy to grow, has strong stems and is a really strong cut flower and tuber producer.  A dahlia we have grown since the very beginning of Dahlia Barn.


Growers Notes:

      • Dahlias are planted in spring after the soil has warmed up to 60 degrees
      • Plant around the same time you would plant tomato plants and other warm season crops
      • Add a 4″ layer of compost on the garden bed, and till/mix into the soil.
      • Plant dahlia tubers horizontal (on their sides) in an area that receives 6-8 hours of sunlight per day.
      • Wet Climates: No extra water until sprout is 5”-6” tall, normal spring rains will give the soil and your tubers all the moisture it needs.  Tubers will rot in soggy soils
      • Dry Climates:  Your tubers need moisture in the soil to grow.  If your soil is dry during the spring, water lightly once a week to add and retain moisture in the soil
      • After the dahlia sprout is 6”, deep soak every 2-3 days
      • Fertilizer:  Use a slow release, organic fertilizer when you plant, with a low nitrogen number ( low 1st number)  Apply a 5-10-10 granular fertilizer 30 days after you plant.
      • For more information, please visit our Dahlia Care page

Overall Color
Yellow
Specified Color
Bright yellow
Bloom Size
4" - 6" (BB)
Classification
Lacinated (LC)
Height
4 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 after sprout is up and during the growing season, no watering until sprout is 6"