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Dahlia Penhill Dark Monarch is a watercolor swirl of colors with a casual, bedhead form. Long petals in shades of plum and deep pink are brushed with buttermilk - a striking and unusual combination. Big blooms, long stems, big plants - be sure to stake for flowers right up to frost.
Dahlia tubers can be saved, divided and shared. Click on the Dahlia Planting Guide button, right, for details and growing tips.
This is a Leafari grown, tested and recommended variety.
|Common Name:||Dahlia Penhill Dark Monarch|
|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|
|Flower Color:||Giant 10+" smokey plum blooms|
|Height:||5-6 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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