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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
    • Blacks & Deep Shades
    • Reds & Burgundy

Dahlia Cactus Nuit d'Ete

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This is a beautiful dark burgundy-red, semi-cactus dahlia.

‘Nuit d’Ete’ features deliciously rich, almost-black, recurved velvet petals.  Standing proudly on tall stems in the garden, the blooms look brooding and dramatic, flowering from July until first frosts.

Lush green foliage naturally enhances the sumptuous red blooms.

Plant next to soft apricot and pink tones for a contrasting display, and creatively mix the shapes of dahlias in the border for maximum impact.

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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