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Santa Claus Dinnerplate Dahlia
- Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Size: #1 Clump
- Zone: 3 to 10* (Lift in fall if you live in Zones 3 to 7)
- Bloom Time: Summer to Frost
- Height: 3-4'
- Soil Requirement: Well drained
- Deer Resistant
- SKU: 79580
- Availability: In Stock
For each offer ordered, get 2Bring a bit of merriment to your garden. The Santa Claus Dinnerplate Dahlia, with its curling white petals striped with vivid red, calls to mind a giant peppermint candy. This truly impressive flower stands 4 to 5 feet tall and has blooms up to 8 inches across. It creates an absolutely spectacular display that refuses to be overlooked.
Plant your dahlia root balls from mid-April through May. They should be planted 2 inches below the soil line and 2 to 3 feet apart in well-drained clay, loamy or sandy soil. Santa Claus dinnerplate dahlias do well in partial shade to full sun. By staggering plantings, you can have blooms from early summer until late fall. These hardy plants thrive in Zones 3 to 10.
The Santa Claus dinnerplate dahlia looks fantastic planted at the back of a border or garden, and is a real attention-getter when standing alone. It can be easily incorporated into many garden and landscape designs. Because of its remarkable size and bright candy-cane colours, it makes a particularly bold and unique statement as a cut flower. This exceptional dahlia is an excellent choice whether you want a large, striking array or a simple splash of vibrant colour. Add some holiday cheer to your summer garden with this big, bright, jolly flower.
- Botanical Name Dahlia decorative 'Santa Claus'
- Form Perennial
- Hardiness Zone 3-10
- Lift in Fall 3- 7
- Flowering Time Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, All Summer, Fall
- Light Requirements Full Sun, Partial Shade
- Flower Color White blooms decorate with bright red centre and petals
- Flower Form 8" fully double without a central disc
- Foliage Type Mid green pinnate leaves with oval leaflets
- Growth Rate Medium
- Zones 3 to 10* (Lift in fall if you live in Zones 3 to 7)
- Height/Habit 3-4'
- Spread 24 - 36 inches
- Planting Instructions 2" deep and 24 - 36" apart
- Soil Requirements Well drained
- Will Tolerate Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
- Pruning Pinching of the secondary bud will produce larger flowers.
Breck's Shipping Schedule
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.
|2018 Spring Shipping Schedule|
|ZONES||Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs|
|1AB - 5A||3/19/18- 6/16/18|
|5B||2/26/18 - 6/16/18|
|6A & 10AB||2/19/18 - 6/16/18|
|Last Order Date||6/11/2018|
|1AB - 5A||4/16/18- 6/1/18|
|5A||4/12/18 - 6/1/18|
|5B||3/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|6A & 6B||3/5/18 - 6/1/18|
|7A & 7B||2/26/18 - 6/1/18|
|8A & 8B||2/19/18 - 6/1/18|
|9A - 10B||1/22/18 - 6/1/18|
|Last Order Date||5/28/2018|
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1AB-7A||8/15/18 - 10/28/18|
|7B-13B||8/22/18 - 10/28/18|
|Last Order Date||10/16/18|
|ZONES||Bulbs from Holland|
|1AB-5AB||8/15/18 - 12/16/18|
|6AB-7AB||8/22/18 - 12/16/18|
|8AB-13AB||8/29/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
|1AB-13B||9/6/18 - 12/16/18|
|Last Order Date||12/12/2018|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule above.
Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.
To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shippied in more than one package.
Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shippied direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.
Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate.
You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate.
At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.
Gift Certificates are shipped immediately.
If they are in stock, Garden Essentials ship within 4-7 days.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.
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Our shipping and handling charges are as follows:
|Up to $40.00 order-||$9.95|
|$40.01 to $60.00-||$12.95|
|$60.01 to $80.00-||$14.95|
|$80.01 to $100.00-||$16.95|
|$100.01 to over-||$18.95|