Red Empire Dahlia
Red Empire is a Decorative Dahlia with red flowers and white tips on the petals. This dahlia will summer through fall. It will grow 3 to 4 feet. It prefers to be in the full sun. Hardiness zones 8 – 10, elsewhere dig and store in the winter. You receive 2 tubers per order. This is a pre-order and will be available in mid-February.
Planting Instructions: Select a planting location with full sun. Dahlias prefer the morning sun and thrive with 6-8 hours of direct sunlight. Plant after the danger of spring frost has passed. They prefer warmer soil that is rich and well-drained. Dig a hole 6 – 8 inches deep and plant them 9 – 12 inches apart. Dahlias grow tall so, select a location protected from the wind. Insert stakes when you plant the tubers, it makes it easier to have them there from the start.