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Mingus Alex Dahlia

Deepest burgundy-red – perfect for cutting
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Mingus Alex Dahlia

Deepest burgundy-red – perfect for cutting

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$9.99

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In mid to late summer, when other flowering plants are waning, these vivid, velvety flowers will take over as a focal point. They are a taller dahlia type (36-39"), producing sturdy stems and crisp green foliage, and making a bold statement wherever planted (we suggest in the middle or rear of the border). With few pests or diseases to trouble them, dahlias satisfy our laziest instincts—to look like an expert gardener with little muss or fuss. They're long lived in arrangements, too, lasting 7-10 days without fail. Easy-to-grow dahlias are not bothered by deer, rabbits or other garden pests. Dahlia decorative 'Mingus Alex'
  • Zone 3-9
  • Height 40 inches

We ship this item in Spring.

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name: Dahlia decorative 'Mingus Alex'
    • Ships As: NO. 1 TUBER
    • Form: Bulb
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 40 inches
    • Spread: 24 - 30 inches
    • Spacing: 24 - 30 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 3-9
    • Flowering Date: July - October
    • Winter Care: Dahlias are not hardy. Dig the tubers in fall and store in dry peatmoss in a cool, dry and frost free location. Dry tubers for a few days (preferably outside) before storing!
    • Shipping Season: Spring
    • Flower Color: red
    • Foliage Type: Mid green, pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets
    • Pruning: Remove spent flower heads to encourage more blooms and maintain a neat appearance.
    • Soil Requirement: Well drained, moist soil
    • Watering Requirement: Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater.
    • Additional Information: None
    • 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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