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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
    • 120 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • Top Size
  • Flower Diameter
    • 17 cm
  • Colour
    • Oranges & Yellows

Dahlia Cactus Gold Crown

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Like a spectacular November firework, dahlia ‘Gold Crown’ radiates flashes of glowing colour as it bursts open.

Golden, yellow-orange flowers bloom in abundance over several months.  Pick the long stems for cutting and adding to bouquets and arrangements.

The interesting, spiky forms of cactus dahlias look fabulous grown next to the rounder ball, or decorative dahlias.  We think ‘Gold Crown’ is striking against deep-red ‘Natal’, and rich-fuchsia ‘Thomas A. Edison’ for contrast.

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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