A break-through in Dahlia breeding and the first exciting release in Kiwi Flora’s new series of Dahlias, bred by renowned and revered New Zealand plant breeder, Dr Keith Hammett. Dahlia Mermaid Series present with a distinctive, deeply dissected foliage type, reminiscent of a mermaid’s fishtail. Dahlia Mermaid ‘Starfish’ is just as intriguing as the real thing! Delicious tomato-red petals are slightly undulating, giving them a sense of movement. Strong stems, held well above the foliage are excellent for picking. Plant in a sunny, sheltered spot, in well-drained soil in garden borders, or...
A real showstopper when in bloom, contrasting bicolor daisy-like flowers atop dark foliage, this is half-hardy hybrid dahlia produces showy pink and white, single-form flowers and burgundy-black leaves with bluntly teethed edges. Each flower petal is pink, but develops white bands on the out edges and a basal blush of rusty dark pink. Plants are well-branched, forming a compact, upright oval silhouette that does not required staking. Each flower displays eight petals surrounding a small rusty mahogany center edged with golden stamens.
Mystic Enchantment has fashionable mahogany black lacquered foliage and fire engine red blooms with a dark centre. Mystic Enchantment maintains a tidy habit; is superb in containers, mass planted for impact among native grasses, and is very pest and disease resistant. Plant in full sun in moist but well drained soils. Mystic Enchantment will grow to a height of 80 cm by 60 cm if desired.
Dahlia Mystic Illusion ('Knockout') has gorgeous, bright yellow blooms that pop against its rich, dark purple (nearly black) foliage. Mystic Illusion is well branched and makes a strong statement in beds, borders, and containers. This knockout selection has Dr. Hammett's trademark fashionable filigreed deep mahogany to black foliage topped with zesty yellow sunflower like blooms with an elegant dark central disc. Perfect for easy care low maintenance modern containers on the deck or patio, or as a medium sized accent plant in the garden / modern landscape. Best grown in full sun in...
The dahlia hybrid 'Mystic Wonder' bears glossy beet-red foliage and dark red blooms on sturdy compact plants that do not need staking. The single, eight-petaled, blood-red blossoms of 'Mystic Wonder' have a contrasting reddish-brown eye. The strong, dense, well-branched plants stand up to rain and wind.
Star Pink (syn. Neon Pink / Electro Pink)
A stunning new variety and the first exciting release in Kiwi Flora’s new Dahlia Star Series, bred by renowned and revered New Zealand plant breeder, Dr Keith Hammett. Dahlia Star Pink certainly catches the discerning eye of Dahlia lovers for its compact, tidy, form and wealth of semi-cactus blooms, bred specifically for the vase. Pure, saturated mid-pink blooms, sit just aloft of dark reddish-black foliage, creating a stunning contrast and fabulous display for many months on end over summer and autumn. Plant in a sunny, sheltered spot, in well-drained soil in garden borders, or in large...