Castle Drive/Coralie Dahlia Tuber
We were sent what we thought was Castle Drive, like so many. We now believe, but have not fully confirmed, that this variety is Coralie.
I’d like to make a case for this variety, no matter which one it is: Sturdy plant/stems, prolific full season bloomer, and stunning flowers. You won’t be sorry. It is one we grow en masse every year, as it is simply so stunning we cannot go without in our lineup.
Small, Formal Decorative
Plant out after the last frost for your zone. Site in full sun, in well-draining soil rich in organic matter. Dahlias grow well when planted with bone meal. Space dahlias 12-24″, depending on the size of your dahlia. Poms and ball 12″, rest 12-24″. Watering is not necessary until after the sprout has pushed through the soil and is visible.
Days to Maturity:
July – November (PNW)
Pinch dahlia plants after first two sets of true leaves emerge for more branching plants. Cut dahlia stem down to just above a set of leaves. Plant will flower again from the cut point.
Dahlias last 5-7 days in the vase.
Laughing Goat Flower Farm® dahlias are grown chemical-free, in the fertile soil of the Enumclaw plateau. We use organic compost, bone meal, and Sluggo for early season slug management. We have built up our collection of dahlia varieties to be ideal for landscapes or cutting gardens, and are proud to offer disease-free stock.
We are not a large enough farm to offer wholesale to other growers. We appreciate you supporting our hard-work and efforts by purchasing retail from us.
*If you have any questions/concerns about your dahlia tubers, upon receipt, we require an email that includes your order number, along with a photo of the tuber and the bag it arrived in. We do not offer refunds 2 days past receipt, no exceptions. Please look over your tubers carefully and immediately upon receipt, as we have no control over your storage, environment or growing conditions. We will send a sheet of growing culture information to help you with best practices for dahlias.
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