Dahlia imperialis

Dahlia imperialis

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Dahlia imperialis

Comon name

Mexican tree dahlia

What you get

You will receive a well rooted 2ltr pot


Dahlia imperialis is a huge dahlia from Mexico that can grow upto 5-8m tall in its native country. This is the largest of the dahlias and is a fantastic architectural plant for an exotic garden. The stems are thick and become woody at the base, they hold divided velvety dark green leaves and this clone also has a touch of purple on the leaves and stem. It rarely flowers in the UK unless we have a long, warm autumn, however if you are lucky enough to see them bloom the flowers appear in pink clusters.



Planting and care

Best planted in full sun and rich soil. For protection mulch in winter if you live in a sheltered, mild area or lift and keep frost free.