Salvation Ball Type Dahlia’s provide dainty compact flowers with rounded florets. Flowering up to 80 cm tall they are very easy to grow and provide a riot of color each Summer . Plant the tubers with the main growing tips just below the surface of the soil. Firm the soil around the tubers, being careful not to damage them.
Some taller varieties may need staking and an occasional spray with a fungicide is beneficial to control powdery mildew. To prolong the flowering, pluck off old flowers. This encourages further flowering. Cut back spent foliage to ground level each Autumn. Available any time from June to November and can be planted through to the end of the year.