Thomas Edison Dahlia
Thomas Edison Dahlia
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Thomas Edison Dahlia

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SKU
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Profusely Blooming Giant Purple Thomas Edison Dahlia

  • Huge (Dinner Plate Dahlia) Purple Blooms
  • Dramatic Ombre Effect
  • Easy Care, Low Maintenance
  • Freely Reblooming

The eye-catching and dramatic purple of Thomas Edison Dahlia (Dahlia pinnata 'Thomas Edison') rises tall all summer!

Giant, double blooms are deep purple and fade slightly at the edges, giving each bloom an ombre effect in the sun. Calling butterflies, hummingbirds and admirers to your garden!

The impressive blooms on tall, sturdy stems bring the blooms closer for you to admire, with lush, green foliage that holds its color all summer as well! Deeply divided leaves are an amazing backdrop to these bold blooms!

So versatile, Thomas Edison will lend vivid color to your perennial gardens and borders, cutting gardens, planters and containers alike!

Featuring tidy and low-maintenance, upright growth, Thomas Edison enjoys moist, organically rich soils.

Thomas Edison blooms all summer without fading in full to part sun locations. Preferring a wide range of soil types, clay, and acidic conditions, as long as they're well-drained!

To ensure even moisture, place mulch around the base of the plant. Adding mulch can add to the overall physical appearance of your landscaping to make it look clean and well put together.

Healthy tubers are great in a wide range of growing zones, and are perennial in zones 8 and up! But cooler zones need not miss out,Thomas Edison Dahlia keeps well as a houseplant and will winter-over indoors easily! Colder zones can dig the tubers and store them until spring.

Start your Dahlia collection or feed your existing Dahlia obsession with the gorgeous Thomas Edison Dahlia from Nature Hills today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Thomas Edison Dahlia  Is Suited to Grow in Zones 1-11 Annually (perennial in zones 7-10)
Growing Zones 1-11 Annually (perennial in zones 7-10)
More Information
Botanical Name Dahlia pinnata 'Thomas Edison'
Mature Height 36 - 48 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Foliage Yellows
Fragrant No
Spacing 18 - 24 inches