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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Orange
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 Nicholas - Dahlia Bulbs (Waterlily)


Seed Type Tuber
Plant Type Waterlily

Nicholas Dahlias, showcasing a delightful tri-color spectacle, is mesmerizing in the garden. The petals gracefully exhibit a peach-orange hue, seamlessly transitioning to a captivating rust red at the center. This informal decorative dahlia variety boasts an artistic charm, as if each blossom were meticulously painted on. Standing at four feet tall, Nicholas forms a medium-sized plant, adding a touch of elegance to your garden landscape. Don't miss the opportunity to bring this fantastic beauty indoors, as cutting and enjoying them inside will encourage further blooming.

Planting Information

Planting Nicholas - Dahlia Bulbs (Waterlily)

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth Deep Enough to Cover with 2 inches of Soil
Plant Height 36 to 48 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 Nicholas - Dahlia Bulbs (Waterlily)