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Otto's Thrill Dinnerplate Dahlia

Dahlia 'Otto's Thrill'
SKU: HC018000
per Bag of 3
Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2024
Every garden needs at least one showstopper, and 'Otto’s Thrill' Dinnerplate Dahlia is a top pick for prolific blooms. Blooming with luminous pink 8-to10-inch flowers, 'Otto’s Thrill' will keep blooming from summer through frost. A multiple award winner, this must-have Dahlia will enhance any full sun garden.
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Botanical Name
Dahlia 'Otto's Thrill'
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Hardiness Zone
Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11
Lift in colder zones
Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy To Grow, Cut Flowers, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
40-44" tall
Bloom Time


'Otto’s Thrill' Dinnerplate Dahlia is a multi-award-winning Dahlia that illuminates and inspires all summer season. 'Otto’s Thrill' has received over 90 awards according to the American Dahlia Society, including the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. This tall Dahlia will need staking to support its huge flowers. A relatively tall Dahlia, 'Otto’s Thrill' is a nice addition to the back of a perennial border or in a grouping with other summer bloomers such as Agastache, Salvia, ornamental grasses, and other Dahlias. As cut flowers, they are an instant bouquet. Excellent cut flowers – the more you cut, the more it blooms. Dahlias need a full sun location in compost enriched, well-drained soil. They are heavy feeders so before planting add an organic fertilizer to the soil as well. It is hardy in zones 8-10; grow as an annual in cooler zones or dig and store tubers over the winter to re-plant in spring.