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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
    • 100 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • Top Size
  • Flower Diameter
    • 15 cm
  • Colour
    • Oranges & Yellows
    • Reds & Burgundy

Dahlia Cactus Vuurvogel

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Intricate, starburst blooms of bright red and yellow make dahlia ‘Vuurvogel’ an unmissable choice for colourful summer borders.  Blooming from July, until first frosts, this bi-coloured beauty adorns your garden from summer, into autumn.

Pineapple-yellow converges with crimson, halfway along the curved, tubular petals, creating unique, ruffled blooms.

Pick, or deadhead the flowers regularly, to ensure a long-lasting, vibrant display.

The name of this cheerful, two-tone dahlia translates as ‘firebird’ – a name which sums up the fiery, feathered blooms perfectly.

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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