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Babette Giant Ball Dahlia

01380

Regular price
5 for $15.00
Regular price
$15.00
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5 for $15.00
  • flowering dateJuly - October
  • hardiness zone3-10
  • height40 inches
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • ship asNO.1
  • sun exposureFull Sun
Fuchsia pink.
These "true" ball Dahlia were exhibited for the first time at the National Dahlia Exhibit in Holland. Its hybridizer, H.A. Van Eeuwijk, developed 12 new cultivars, all of which produce very large flowers, are very uniform in height, flower shape and, as a special feature have strong, thick stems. They make superior cut flowers, lasting up to 5 days when freshly cut.

Specifications:
Light: Full Sun
Height: 40"

Bloomtime: Jul-Frost
Size: Top size No. 1
Zones: 3 to 10 Lift in fall in zones 3-7
Deer tend to avoid.

Product Details

  • botanical nameDahlia 'Babette'
  • flowering dateJuly - October
  • flower colorPink
  • flower form41/2 single, ball shaped flower without central disc.
  • foliage typeMid green, pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets
  • formPerennial
  • growth rateMedium
  • hardiness zone3-10
  • height40 inches
  • planting instructions2" deep and 18 - 24" apart
  • pruningRemove spent flower heads to encourage more blooms and maintain a neat appearance.
  • restricted statesAE AK GU HI PR VI
  • shipping seasonSpring
  • ship asNO.1
  • soil requirementWell drained
  • spacing18 - 24 inches
  • spread18 - 24 inches
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • watering requirementAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • winter careDahlias 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 Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-3B 4/29/24 - 5/31/24
4A-4B 4/29/24 - 5/31/24
5A 4/18/24 - 5/31/24
5B 3/25/24 -5/31/24
6A 3/11/24 - 5/31/24
6B 2/26/24 - 5/31/24
7A 2/22/24 - 5/31/24
7B 2/19/24 - 5/31/24
8A 2/15/24 - 5/10/24
8B 2/12/24 - 5/10/24
9A-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 7B: 5/27/24
Zones 8A - 10B: 5/10/24

    Babette Giant Ball Dahlia