Dahlia ’Sam Hopkins’
‘Sam Hopkins’ is a deep, velvety red, darkening to nearly black towards the center with broad, flat-tipped petals and a sturdy stem. This bloom can get up to 6” in width and is a beautiful waterlily form!
Flower Type: Waterlily
Plant Height: 3’ - 4’
Bloom Size: 4” - 5”
Siting Requirements: Full Sun, well drained, rich soil, dahlias like plenty of water for best performance.
Days To Maturity: 80-100 days
Spacing 18” - 24”
Planting depth: Roughly 2” deep
Pinch: Pinch second bud for larger blooms, but will result in less.
Harvest: when flowers are about 3/4 of the way open, cut stems about 18” long above a leaf node. Immediately place in a vase or bucket of cool water with flower food.
*These tubers are sold as a pre-sale, tubers purchased now will ship in spring after danger of freezing while in transit, shipping generally begins in April. Due to the nature of live product, there is a chance that items will not be available at time of shipping due to crop storage failure or something else out of our control. You will be able to fill out a form indicating that replacements are okay or that you would prefer a refund in the event that this occurs.