How to Care for  Dahlia flowers

Native to Mexico and Central America, dahlias are a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plant.

When the season is over, dahlias blossom. From midsummer until the first frost, a broad range of sizes and flower varieties are offered in a wide range of colors and patterns.

As they mature, plants may become lanky. Late winter is a good time to cut them back to give them a more compact and bushy appearance.

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Dahlias like a loamy, rich, well-drained soil that is high in organic matter.

For dahlias to bloom extensively, they need at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight daily.

Dahlias will produce more blooms and a bigger, more robust size if you provide additional nutrition.

After they have sprouted, dahlias should be watered once or twice a week. Ensure to water them thoroughly.

If the summers are very hot and dry, the soil can need more frequent watering.

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