Cactus Dahlias for Bedding
These shorter varieties of Cactus Dahlias are ideal for planting in tubs and containers or at the front of the border.
Cactus dahlia ‘Park Princess’ adds a soft and feminine flourish to pots and borders in summer, with upward-facing, urchin-like pink blooms.
From July until October, dahlias famously bloom with vigour, thriving in rich soil and full sun.
Long and pointed, rolled petals of rose-pink make up the extraordinary large blooms of this stunning dahlia. The astounding flowerheads appear opalescent as petals fade to almost-white.
As a bedding dahlia plant, compact ‘Park Princess’ is ideal for container planting, and for embellishing the front to middle of the garden border.
The spiky petals and vivid colours of dahlia ‘Orange Pigmy’ make each flower resemble a miniature firework – an explosion of colour and form. This cactus-type dahlia is a real showstopper in the garden, with plenty of generous, sizeable blooms produced throughout the summer and autumn. The colour of the petals hovers somewhere between salmon and apricot, pairing well with hot and jewel-toned colour schemes. Reaching a neat, manageable height of 50cm, this cactus-type dahlia is well-suited to planting towards the front of your borders and in containers. ‘Orange Pigmy’ is a petite powerhouse, perfect for creating dramatic impact in a compact space.
Dahlia ‘Red Pigmy’ brings a glamorous, dramatic touch to the garden. Flowering in rich and luxurious, saturated red, the explosive spiked blooms are unmissable.
A bed of compact and bushy, lush green foliage provides a perfect backdrop for the crimson blooms to gleam - flowering in profusion from July until late autumn.
Combine this striking dahlia with warm burgundy and plum shades in a border or large container for an attractive, refined show. Dahlia ‘Red Pigmy’ also works well with softer pinks and bright fuchsia for an exuberant, tonal display.
Two-tone, cactus dahlia ‘Tahiti Sunrise’ infuses a cocktail of warm colour into the garden when in summer bloom. The striking, spiked flowers appear as a sunburst of bi-coloured petals in radiant yellow and magenta-pink.
This dazzling dahlia plant is compact in form, flowering profusely over a long season, studding garden borders and summery pots with punchy tones. Keep deadheading and picking the flowers for a continuous stream of blooms, until surprisingly late in autumn.