Dahlia Crichton Honey
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Dahlia 'Crichton Honey'
With warm, peachy-apricot blooms that look as if they are glowing, ‘Crichton Honey’ is a favorite with designers and market customers. Ball-shaped, 4 inch blooms are very weather resistant. At 3.5 feet tall, plants are on the shorter side, but if pinched early they will produce a bumper crop of long, strong stems that are excellent for cutting. One of Floret’s top 5 favorites.
Flower type: ball
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 80-100 days
Plant spacing: 12-18”
Pinch: when plants are 12” tall
Cut when blooms are ¾ of the way open, but not overly ripe. To do this, check the back of each flower head, looking for firm and lush petals versus papery or slightly dehydrated ones. Place into water with hydrator, or sear stem ends by placing into 160-180° water and allow to cool for 1 hour. Blooms will last 5-6 days.
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