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Some dahlia plants mature to an enormous size and are challenging to site in a home garden. Not Waltzing Mathilda. This dark leafed, open-faced beauty grows to just 3 feet and is covered with semi double coral raspberry flowers accented with gold centers. Excellent for cutting or garden use. Site in front of a light colored wall or fence for maximum impact. According to one of our customers in the Northwest, this dahlia is a hummingbird's delight. And as for credentials, Waltzing Mathilda has earned Royal Horticultural Award of Garden Merit, which is a big deal.
Dahlia tubers can be saved, divided and shared. Click on the Dahlia Planting Guide button, right, for details and growing tips.
|Common Name:||Dahlia Waltzing Mathilda|
|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 (flowers & foliage), containers, cutting, hummingbirds & butterflies|
|Flower Color:||3" spiky blooms, dark stems and buds|
|Height:||3 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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