Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball

 
Red and Orange Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball, Dahlia, Dark Angel Dahlia Series

Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball has striking multi-colored blooms edged in ivory with burgundy centers and deep bronze foliage. From the Dark Angel series this compact Dahlia attracts hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden.

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Zones 8 - 10
Advantages
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Easy to grow
Good for Cut Flowers
Good for Containers
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Bulb Spacing1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid summer until frost
Shipping Shipping begins in late February based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…
Size Bag of 3
SKU HSB7G03

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Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball makes a striking garden addition with its multi-colored blooms edged in ivory with burgundy centers and deep bronze foliage. From the Dark Angel Series, this compact Dahlia attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden.

Dahlia ‘Dragon ‘Ball’ is easy to grow and does well in containers. It will produce more blooms if deadheaded regularly. Plant in moist, fertile soil, in full sun. Water well during the growing season, especially when grown in containers. Blooms summer to fall. It is hardy in zones 8-10; grow as an annual elsewhere.
SKU HSB7G03
Common Name Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball
Botanical Name Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball
Zones 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Red, Orange
Foliage Bronzy foliage with purple highlights.
Mature Height 12-14" tall
Bulb Spacing 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1" to 2" below the soil line.
Bloom Time Mid summer until frost
Flower Size Up to 4" flowers
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Acidic Soil
Advantages Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to grow, Good for Cut Flowers, Good for Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Additional Information Can be grown as annuals in zones 3-7. Hardy in zones 8 – 10.
Poisonous Tubers and leaves are toxic if eaten in large amounts.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting Guides

Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.

Growing Dahlias: Plant Dahlia tubers after spring frosts in good garden soil with full sun. Dahlias must be protected from high winds, so we suggest you position them against a wall or be ready to stake them. Keep the plants well-watered and free of bugs, applying flower fertilizer as they grow. Your dahlias will be in full bloom by July or August, with the enormous flowers continuing to bloom until frost. As frost threatens, pull up the roots and trim off the stems. You can store the tubers in a cool dry place until the following spring.


View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.

Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.

Wildflower Seed & Grass Seed Orders ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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5.0

Great Colors

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from Crescent City, CA

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Patio

    Comments about High Country Gardens Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball:

    Mine is in a pot on our deck. It is very striking with it's dark foliage and bright color flower.
    Really want to put this in mass in the garden. Very cool color combo.

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    4.0

    Dark Angel is a fall delight

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    from albuquerque

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    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Hardy
    • Healthy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Patio

      Comments about High Country Gardens Dark Angel Dahlia Dragon Ball:

      My dark angel dahlias are quite unusual. I use them in large pots, although they are mid-sized. They blossom in my garden in September--not mid-summer-- although there are a few blossoms earlier. They prefer full sun for only part of the day as do many other plants that are listed for full sun--but this is Albuquerque. The soil must drain well. Also, I place them in my cold fram from Nov-February and they winter well.

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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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