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A classic that's been prized since the early 1940s, Gerrie Hoek is an elegant example of the dahlia waterlily form. Soft, but not washed out, shell pink blends with very light yellow to create a lovely "bridge" flower capable of tying warm and cool shades in the same bouquet. If you need an example of why "new" isn't always better, plant this stylish heirloom.
Dahlia tubers can be saved, divided and shared. Click on the Dahlia Planting Guide button, right, for details and growing tips.
|Common Name:||Dahlia Gerri Hoek|
|Growing Zones:||Grow in zones 4-8S/9W, lift and store tubers indoors for winter where ground freezes|
|Sun/Shade:||Full sun, 3/4 day sun in south|
|Flowers:||Uses: landscape color, excellent for cutting|
|Flower Color:||5" shell pink waterlily blooms|
|Height:||4 feet tall|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||#1 multi-eyed tuber/bulb clumps, Finding Dahlia Eyes|
|Season:||Summer into fall|
|Bloom Timing:||Mid-summer through frost|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Dahlia Planting Guide|
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