Smokey and smoldering blooms, the Firepot Dahlia (Dahlia 'Firepot') is a gorgeous ember of a bloom with fully double blooms that glow from within! The yellow centers transform to smokey apricot-orange cupped petals. Sometimes pinkish-hued, these blooms stand atop graceful reddish stems and toothy green foliage.
These upright plants grow fast from tubers and bloom all summer into fall! Pollinators and Hummingbirds will flock to them, just be sure to plant a few extra so you won't feel you are depriving them of their dinner when you snip a few for your bouquets indoors!
Dahlia are hardy perennial tubers throughout USDA hardiness zones 9 to 11 and wonderful houseplants, annual accents, or seasonal flowering plants throughout all growing zones. Force indoors in a greenhouse, sunroom, or sunny window for winter color.
These fantastically hued blooms are perfect for cut flower gardens and pollinator beds! Their space-saving mounded foliage looks fantastic in pots and planters as filler, while those glorious blooms stand tall atop their slender stems as amazing focal points and colorful specimens! Porches, patios, and balconies in sunny locations allow even container gardeners to enjoy these blooms!
In warm, frost-free growing zones, plant Dahlia in rows or groupings to maximize their size and color in the landscape! Cottage borders and perennial gardens gain a long-lasting blooming plant that accents all other summer and autumn blooming perennials and shrubs! Mix with your Roses for additional blooms for bouquets and a frilly green skirting around their bases.
Dahlia blooms all summer without fading in full to partial sun locations and prefers planted in a wide range of soil types, clay, and acidic conditions, as long as they're well-drained! Soak the tubers for a few hours before planting and plant them with their fingers spread out gently and pointing downwards. To ensure even moisture, place mulch around the base of the plant. Adding 3-4 inches of mulch helps considerably. Dahlia tubers can be dug after frost, then place in paper bags or boxes of sand in a cool place and sprinkle a little water on the tubers periodically to keep them from drying out.
Warm and radiant, the glowing Firepot Dahlia will enliven your garden and planters this year with its two-tone blooms! Order quality tubers at NatureHills.com today! Nature Hills ships your quality bulbs to your growing zone at the right planting time for your area!
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.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Dahlia 'Firepot'|
|Mature Height||24 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 15 inches|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil||Well Drained Soil|
|Flower Color||Red, Yellow|
|Pruning Time||After Foliage Yellows|