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Single-Flowered Dahlia Pulp Fiction

Single-Flowered Dahlia Pulp Fiction

Which is more extraordinary? The fiery red blooms or the dark purple-red foliage of this amazing new dahlia? We say it doesn't matter which is more scintillating as long as you plant them in a prominent spot… and you plant plenty of them. Pulp Fiction is the ideal choice for adding a bit of drama to ho-hum garden beds, boring borders or so-so containers. This low-growing bedding dahlia bears some of the most vibrant red blooms set against deep, dark foliage from midsummer to frost. Plant Pulp Fiction alongside lighter and brighter blooms for added depth. Lift in fall in zones 3-8.
  • Hardiness Zones 3-10. Lift in Fall in zones 3-8
  • Mature Height 10 - 12 inches
  • Bloom Time July to october (Midsummer till first frost in fall)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
  • Deer Resistant
  • Container Friendly
  • Attracts Pollinators

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Botanical Name: Dahlia 'Pulp Fiction'

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  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name :

    Dahlia 'Pulp Fiction'
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Lift In Fall:

    3-8
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    Red
  • Flower Form :

    2.4" single flowers with dark centers.
  • Foliage Type :

    Purple-red, pinnate leaves with ovate leaflets
  • Mature Spread :

    18 - 20 inches
  • Spacing:

    18 - 20 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    2" deep and 18-20" apart
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Pinching of the secondary bud will produce larger flowers.
  • Winter Care :

    Dahlias are not hardy. Dig the tubers in fall and store in dry peatmoss in a cool, dry and frost free location. Dry tubers for a few days (preferably outside) before storing!
  • Planting Depth :

    2" deep
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year in late spring to early summer
  • Special Care :

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.
  • Bulbs and Perennials
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 September 14, 2020 December 7, 2020
  • German Iris
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 August 10, 2020 October 26, 2020
    7 August 10, 2020 November 9, 2020
    8-10 August 17, 2020 November 9, 2020
  • Amaryllis and Paperwhites
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-10 October 5, 2020 December 21, 2020
  • Fall Crocus & Colchicum
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-7A August 10, 2020 October 12, 2020
    7B-10 August 17, 2020 October 12, 2020
  • Hedges and Shrubs
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 October 5, 2020 November 2, 2020
    7-10 October 5, 2020 November 16, 2020

       Spring 2021 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-4 May 3, 2021 May 31, 2021
    5A March 29, 2021 May 31, 2021
    5B March 15, 2021 May 31, 2021
    6A March 8, 2021 May 31, 2021
    6B March 1, 2021 May 31, 2021
    7 February 22, 2021 May 31, 2021
    8 February 15, 2021 May 10, 2021
    9-10 February 8, 2021 May 10, 2021
  • Tropicals (Elephant Ears and Crinum)
    Zones First Ship Date Last Order Date
    3-6 April 26, 2021 May 31, 2021
    7-10 March 29, 2021 May 31, 2021

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.
Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Large orders may be shipped in more than one package. Your order confirmation will have an estimated shipping time. When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated shipping estimate. You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.
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