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The Flints, Monks Eleigh, Suffolk IP7 7JG
Tel: 01449 741551
Email: riversidebulbs@btinternet.com


Honka Creme

Orchid/Star type
New cream flowered selection of the popular bee magnet star dahlia

Flower size
to 4" (10cm)
Height to 36" (90cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Honka Fragile

Orchid/Star type
White stars showing in profusion well above the foliage. A pink edge and rosy glow to the centre around the yellow eye adds to their presence

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Dahlia imperialis

Species Tree Dahlia
Grown more for its foliage, it flowers very late and very tall, so often frosted before it can flower
Magnificent structural plant, with wavy soft lilac flowers

Flower size to 4-6" (10-15cm)
Height to 10-20' (300-600cm)
Flower November to first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Dahlia imperialis ‘Double White’

Species Tree Dahlia
Magnificent structural plant, with double white flowers
Grown more for its foliage, it flowers very late and very tall, so often frosted before it can flower

Flower size to 4-6" (10-15cm)
Height to 8-15' (240-450cm)
Flower October to first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

merckii

Species
A mass of small single flowers in a pinky mauve on fine stems over fine lax dissected foliage Hardier than most dahlias.

Flower size to 1.5" (3cm)
Height to 60" (150cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Mexican Star

Orchid/Star type
Dahlia with single dark red/black flowers and scent of ‘Chocolate Cosmos’ (C.atrosanguineus). It may be a hybrid.

Flower size to 3" (8cm)
Height to 30" (75cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Octopus Sparkle

Star/Anemone type
New form. Red with golden highlight. For a distinctively tropical look.

Flower size
to 4" (10cm)
Height to 56" (140cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Schipper’s Bronze

Single type
Variable copper bronze and gold single blooms in profusion over dark foliage

Flower size
 4" (10cm)
Height to 30" (75cm)
Frost Tender.
Flower July – first frosts
Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry


Verrone’s Obsidian

Orchid/Star type Syn ‘Black Honka’
Very dark star with contrasting central golden yellow eye and anthers

Flower size to 4" (10cm)
Height to 32" (80cm)
Flower July – first frosts
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry

Waltzing Matilda

Miscellaneous group
Semi -double sunset shades of warm red and amber, set against dark foliage.

Flower size to 2" (5cm)
Height to 20" (50cm)
Flower July – first frosts 
Frost Tender. Start under cover or plant out in April. 4-6 ins deep in fertile soil. Lift tubers after first frosts and store dry