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  • Flowering Time
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
  • Planting Time
    • March
    • April
    • May
  • Growing
    • Lift After Flowering Season
  • Perfect For
    • Cutting
  • Flowering Height
    • 90 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • Top Size
  • Flower Diameter
    • 12 cm
  • Colour
    • Pinks & Pastels

Dahlia Cactus Preference

(inc. 20.0% VAT)



An undisputed favourite of keen gardeners and cut-flower enthusiasts alike, dahlia ‘Preference’ holds irresistible charm. The pointed petals are arrayed in a multi-layered sunburst, blushing with tones of peachy pink and soft apricot. These versatile hues harmonise effortlessly with any colour scheme, from soft pastels to sizzling hot borders. Prized for its prolific performance, buds burst forth in lavish abundance from the peak of summer until the first frosts. There will be flowers aplenty for cutting and filling vases around your home, with strong, elegant stems showcasing the cactus-form blooms. ‘Preference’ offers transformative beauty to your summer and autumn displays.

Care Guide

To grow Dahlias, select a sunny spot with well-drained soil, and dig a 30cm deep hole. Plant the tuber 10cm below the soil surface, spacing multiple tubers 45cm apart, or 90cm for taller varieties. Water consistently, maintaining moist but not saturated soil and protect new shoots from slug damage with eco-friendly methods. Feed plants during the blooming period with liquid plant food. Provide support for stems which will reach 60-90cm tall depending on variety. Enjoy spectacular blooms from late summer until first frosts. Cut or deadhead the flowers regularly for a continually flourishing display. Once blooming has finished, cut back foliage before lifting, drying and storing the tubers in peat-free substitute, in a frost-free place until the following spring.

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