Terra Viva Home & Garden
Christchurch
Café & deli
Contacts
Hours of Trade
Cafe 7.30am - 4pm
Garden center 8.30am - 5pm
Location
Corner Wairakei Rd & Roydvale Ave,
Christchurch 8053



In the Garden


Anenome

Dahlias

Cultural Requirements

  • Fertile, free draining soil
  • Add Organic Compost and General Garden Food 150gm/m²
  • Full sun to light shade
  • Keep well watered during hotter months -do not let dry out
  • Plant with base of tuber at a depth of 15-20cm
  • Taller growing varieties will need staking - do this at planting time to avoid damaging tuber
  • For large blooms, disbud by removing all flower buds except those at tip of each shoot

General

  • With new releases, Dahlias are having a resurgence of popularity
  • Many small growing varieties are suitable for pots
  • Full colour range available



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