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Melody Allegro Dahlia

Intriguing color on a compact plant
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Melody Allegro Dahlia

Intriguing color on a compact plant

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#72515

$14.99

3 per pack


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Melody Allegro has petals that are orange, pink, salmon, and even tones of lilac, sometimes all at once. Gardeners who have planted this waterlily-type dahlia are always surprised by the range of colors on one plant. The compact plant produces larger, 4-5" decorative, almost round flowers, with petals that have a water-colored look. The sturdy plant is freely branching and produces lots of flowers from early summer until the first frost. Blooming prolifically all season, this Dahlia strikes a long-lasting note in the front of a flower border or in a large container. Compact (just 24" tall) and freely branching. Planted in masses, Dahlias fill gaps that develop in the perennial border and make excellent potted plants (1 tuber in a 12" pot). They prefer full sun, though partial shade will work in the South, and they like rich soil and even moisture. With few pests or diseases to trouble it, this dahlia will just keep blooming when other annuals and perennials peter out. It's long lived in arrangements too, lasting 7-10 days without fail. Easy-to-grow, and not bothered by deer, rabbits or other garden pests, though bees and butterflies love it. Dahlia decorative ?Melody Allegro' PP16799
  • Zone 3-9
  • Height 16 - 18 inches

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Dahlia decorative 'Melody Allegro' PP16799
    • Ships As: NO. 1 TUBER
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 16 - 18 inches
    • Spread: 18 - 20 inches
    • Spacing: 15 - 20 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
    • Flowering Date: July - October
    • Winter Care: Dahlias are not hardy. Dig the tubers in fall and store in dry peat moss in a dry cool and frost free location (basement). Dry tubers for a few days (preferably outside) before storing.
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: yellow, pink
    • Flower Form: Decorative, 5" flowersize
    • Foliage Type: Mid green, pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets
    • Pruning: Remove spent flower heads to encourage more blooms and create a more bushy plant.
    • Soil Requirement: Well drained, humus enriched for best performance
    • Watering Requirement: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

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    When will my order ship?

    Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

    *Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

    2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
    Zone All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
    1A-4B 4/30/18 - 6/8/18
    5A-6B 4/30/18 - 6/22/18
    7A & 7B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
    8A & 8B 2/19/18 - 5/25/18
    9A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
    Last Order Date Zones Zones 1-4: June 4th, 2018
    Zones 5-7: June 18th, 2018
    Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

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