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Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day

With deep red petals dipped in white, this Dinnerplate Dahlia’s double blooms are a show-stopper both in the garden and cut for flower arrangements.
Bag of 3

Price: $25.95

Sale: $12.98

$4.33 Per Tuber
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Details:

Height: 32-40" tall
Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Mid summer until frost
Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 10DAHL3
Common Name Decorative Dinnerplate Dahlia
Botanical Name Dahlia
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red, White
Estimated Mature Height 32-40" tall
Bulb Spacing 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1" to 2" below the soil line.
Bloom Time Mid summer until frost
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Flower Size Up to 6 inch flowers
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Containers, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow
Additional Information Hardy in zones 8-10
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

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  • Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

    Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

Description
The Mystery Day Dahlia is one of the most popular Dahlias of all time. It has been a favorite of Dahlia lovers for decades, for its brilliant color combination and beautiful representation of the double Dahlia form. Dahlias put on a stunning show both in the garden and cut to bring inside for flower arrangements. With dozens of varieties to choose from, you can literally plant any color combination in your sunny garden for a delightful, stunning show. Try different varieties for a unique combination of blooms in your garden this summer until fall. Dinnerplate Dahlias are, simply put, the large plants with the huge flowers. The always-double flowers are up to 8", sometimes a whopping 10" across, so the name makes sense.

Decorative Dahlias This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller (to 4 ft.) plants with double, chrysanthemum-like flowers.

Growing Dahlias: All the gardener needs to do is plant the tubers after spring frosts in good garden soil with full sun. It's best to position them against a wall or be ready to stake them, since they are brittle, and must be protected from high winds. (If you've grown perennial Delphiniums, the plant size and growth is similar, but success with Dahlias is much easier.) Keep them free of bugs, well-watered, and well-fertilized as they grow, and your dahlias will begin to set buds by midsummer and be in full bloom, usually during July or August. Then the huge flowers keep coming until frost.

When frost threatens, just pull the roots up, cut off the stems, and store the tubers until the following spring. Each fall, you'll be amazed how the 'bulbs' have multiplied during the summer, giving you more and more to divide and enjoy the next year.

One expert has said, "Never have so many gardeners received so much for so little work, as when they grow dahlias.''

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

  • Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

    Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

Reviews

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Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day
 
4.1

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attractive (5)
  • Healthy (5)
  • Accurate instructions (4)
  • Hardy (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden (5)
    • Outdoors (3)
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      • Primary use:
      • Personal (5)

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    1.0

    No show

    By Dirty thumbs

    from Los Angeles, CA

    Verified Reviewer

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          Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

          Got three, each, of three different dahlias--only seven came up. All planted in same 4' x 4' plot. Wanted to make sure that conditions were the same for them all for the first season. Never saw a bloom from this one.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A must for the garden

          By kareon

          from oscoda mi

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Beautiful Color
          • Long bloom time

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Centerpiece for garden

            Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

            I have had so many complements on these flowers. The color is wonderful

             
            5.0

            Great

            By Rita

            from Rising Sun, MD

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Pros

            • Attractive
            • Hardy
            • Healthy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Garden

              Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

              Exactly as shown. No problems

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              4.0

              I love all the dahlias I order!

              By MEC

              from New York

              About Me Getting Started

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Healthy

              Cons

              • Difficult To Store

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Outdoors

              Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

              These are Beautiful Flowers. I get so many compliments. First time having to remove in the fall and replant in the spring. No problems so far

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              love it, would recommend to everybody

              By mr. gardener

              from chalfont,pa

              About Me Master Gardener

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Healthy

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Garden
              • Outdoors
              • Patio

              Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

              very helpful,and pleasant on phone

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
               
              5.0

              Mystery Day Dinnerplate Dahlia

              By Ellen

              from Minneapolis

              About Me Getting Started

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Healthy
              • Many many blooms
              • So easy no special care

              Cons

              • Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Garden

              Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

              Mystery Day is one of several Dahlias I purchased. I couldn't get over the constant blooming. Dahias grow fast and are so easy to grow. I can't imagine my garden without Dahlias.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              absolutely beautiful!

              By kk

              from portland, or

              About Me Getting Started

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Healthy
              • Stunning
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Front yard
                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about Dinnerplate Dahlia Mystery Day:

                i bought the bulbs late in the season last year and did not get them in the ground until early july. in september, i had these absolutely gorgeous blossoms that were the envy of all my neighbors!

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                Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                • Garden Gloves

                  Garden Gloves

                • Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

                  Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

                Shipping

                Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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                Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

                Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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                  Garden Gloves

                • Dinnerplate Dahlia Kelvin Floodlight

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