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Dahlia 'Thomas Edison`

Thomas A. Edison Dahlia

  • »  Butterfly magnet
  • »  Grows well in containers
  • »  Loves the sun
  • »  Beautiful purple blossoms

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This 75+ year old selection is still recognized as a standout with its huge, 6 to 8" flowers that are deep purple on the edges and even darker in the center. Blooming from June to frost, it is showy in the garden or in a container, a perfect cut flower, and a butterfly magnet.

Attributes
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Specimen
Foliage Color
Green
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Flower Color
Purple
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Early Summer
Summer Bloomer
Late Summer
Exposure
Full Sun
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Dahlia ''Thomas Edison`'

Thrives in full sun. Feed regularly with organic fertilizer during the bloom season. Trim off spent blooms to encourage even more bloom. Outstanding as a colorful specimen in-ground and brilliant in a deck container.