Dahlia Frank Holmes
One of the sweetest little dahlias in our patch, ‘Frank Holmes’ produces armloads of 1.5 inch soft lavender flowers on long, strong stems all seas…More Information
One of the sweetest little dahlias in our patch, ‘Frank Holmes’ produces armloads of 1.5 inch soft lavender flowers on long, strong stems all season long. If you love purple then this sweetie is for you!
Flower Type: Pom
Site: Full Sun
Days to Maturity: 80-100 days
Plant Spacing: 12-18”
Pinch: When plants are 12” tall
Cut when blooms are three-quarters of the way open, but not overly ripe. To do this, check the back of each flower head, looking for firm and lush petals versus papery or slightly dehydrated ones. Place into water with hydrator, or sear stem ends by placing into 160-180* water and allow to cool for 1 hour. Blooms will last 5-6 days.
It's not hard to see why dahlias are one of the most widely grown and well loved cut flowers. Their brilliant blooms come in a dazzling rainbow of colors, they flower from mid summer until the first fall frost and produce both blooms and tubers so abundantly that they always end up getting shared. Be warned though, once you've been bit by the dahlias bug, there's no going back.Read More
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