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Mexican Star Dahlia

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50 Seeds
Only -8 left
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$6.99 USD each

Lovely, 3" blooms smell like--and are the colour of--chocolate! Velvety, chocolate-red petals encircle yellow centres. Tall stems hold these somewhat nodding flowers high above the plant's foliage, where they are a beacon for pollinators. We're thrilled to be able to offer this hard-to-find variety!

  • Botanical Name: Dahlia single-flowered 'Mexican Star'
  • Form: Tuber
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-10
  • Lift in Fall: 3-8
  • Flowering Time: Midsummer until first frost in the fall
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Flower Color: Deep red petals with a yellow eye.
  • Flower Form: 3" large single petals and a fluffy center
  • Foliage Type: Pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Height/Habit: 40 inches
  • Spread: 24 inches
  • Planting Instructions: 2" deep and 24" apart.
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained
  • Will Tolerate: Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning: Pinching of the secondary bud will lead to larger flowers, but less of them.