Jowey Winnie is another stunning variety, increasingly popular as a wedding flower.
It's lovely, soft salmon-pink blooms contrast beautifully against her dark green foliage.
Blooming with profusion, Jowey Winnie is a must have in the cutting garden - tall, strong stems, 10cm wide blooms, and a good vase life.
Jowey Winnie is one of our new Faves!
- The best time to plant Dahlias here in NZ is September or October, but can be planted anytime from mid August through to late December.
- Dahlias love sun ,so choose a nice sunny spot in your garden. Ideally a spot that gets at least 4 hours of full sun a day.
- Dahlias will grow in almost any soil, but prefer well drained loamy soil conditions.
- Prepare the ground a few weeks before planting by digging over the soil thoroughly and adding a little well rotted compost and an application of general fertiliser.
- Before planting the tubers, apply stakes (for larger varieties) staking after planting damages roots and tubers.
- Plant your Dahlia tubers about 5-10cm deep and about 50cm apart with the eye facing upwards. Water well and keep moist being careful not to over-water.
For a full overview of how to plant Dahlias visit our Gardeners Guide.