Dahlia Caribbean Fantasy Bulb

Item #29186
$25.95 $12.98


A Decorative Dinnerplate Dahlia | Cold Hardy to Zone 3

Plant Dahlia Caribbean Fantasy in early spring, and in midsummer to late fall, typically to first frost, this summer-blooming bulb sets masses of large—up to 5-inch—tropically colored double blooms in shades of creamy peach and sunny yellow streaked with macaw red. Borne on long, sturdy stems, the chrysanthemum-like flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden and make excellent cut flowers for bouquets.

A Dahlia hybrid, commonly called dahlia, Caribbean Fantasy is a clump-forming perennial with an upright habit and fast growth rate. A great container and garden plant, nice in beds and the middle of the border. It makes a stunning specimen, but it's shown to best effect when massed or grouped.

Easy to grow, dahlia grows best in sunny locations with fertile, humus-rich, well-draining soil, protected from strong winds. The plant tolerates clay, loam, and sandy soils with a neutral, acidic, or alkaline pH. During the growing season, the plant should be kept consistently moist and never allowed to dry out. Pinching out growing tips encourages a bushy plant. Deadheading spent flowers promotes additional blooms. This plant is not pet friendly.


Skip Product Specs
Genus Dahlia
Species decorative
Variety Caribbean Fantasy
Item Form Bulb
Zone 3 - 10
Bloom Start to End Early Summer - Late Fall
Habit Upright
Height 3 ft
Width 12 in
Bloom Size 5 in
Additional Characteristics Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Hummingbird Lovers, Repeat Bloomer
Bloom Color Cream, Multi-Color
Foliage Color Medium Green
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Cold Hardy
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Sandy
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cut Flowers, Fall Color
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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