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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Late Fall
Bloom Size Up to 6 inches

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Outdoor

About Cornel - Dahlia Bulbs (Ball)


Seed Type Tuber
Plant Type Ball

Deep and moody, Cornel Dahlia is delightful with its perfectly round blossoms adorned with tightly-packed, cupped petals. These ball-shaped blooms, measuring three to four inches, boast a captivating dark cherry or ruby hue, and they graciously maintain their beauty for an extended period when displayed in a vase. Standing at an impressive height of four feet, Cornel Dahlia plants generously branch out, bearing an abundance of blooms on robust, sturdy stems.

Planting Information

Planting Cornel - Dahlia Bulbs (Ball)

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth Deep Enough to Cover with 2 inches of Soil
Plant Height 44 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Bulb Size No. 1 (2 to 3 eyes)
View our Dahlia Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
2 Tubers / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 0.75 Sq. Ft
4 Tubers / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1.5 Sq. Ft
8 Tubers / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2.75 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Cornel - Dahlia Bulbs (Ball)