Dahlia tenuicaulis x hybrid 'Timothy Hammett'
Common Name - Dahlia Timothy Hammett
Timothy Hammett is an evergreen shrub with graceful cascading branches. Breeding by Dr. Keith Hammett and is the result of hybridization between Dahlia species D. tenuicaulis, D. apiculata and D. coccinea. Timothy Hammett does not die down at the end of each growing season. Instead it forms true woody stems that get bigger each year. Irresistible to pollinators
Flower Time - Summer, Autumn
Size - Grows to 1.5-2m high x 1.5-2m wide.
Use - Unlike the familiar hybrid garden Dahlia, Timothy Hammett does not die down at the end of each growing season. An attractive, fast growing, flowering hedge plant or a lawn specimen. Beautiful rose pink flowers with a yellow centre.
Position - Full sun. Tolerates frosts.
Maintenance - Requires moderate watering. Shelter from strong winds and prune to shape.
At a Glance
- Full sun
- Beautiful colour
- Frost hardy