Mary Evelyn Dahlias (aka Mary Eveline) pump out an impressive steady supply of small to medium blooms throughout the season.
Delightful rich maroon red petals surrounding lovely white inner petals - the colour contrasts are stunning!
The 10cm blooms sit atop strong, relatively tall stems... another lovely cutflower variety.
Collarette Dahlias with a single row of flat petals and a collar of shorter florets, which surround decorative centre balls. Adored by bees. 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.
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.