A catchy, rose-like Dahlia species, “Senior’s Hope” is sure to bring the feeling of coziness and late summer relaxation to your garden.
Commonly known as Dahlia Senior’s Hope, Dahlia variabilis “Senior’s Hope” is a variety of a Dahlia plant. Coming from Central America, this species is cherished for its variegated foliage coloring. The flower comprises around 20 elongated petals that can range from raspberry-red to light orange in color. The blooms can reach 5 in (12 cm) in diameter. Generally, Dahlia Senior’s Hope can grow to a height of 3 ft (90 cm) and is ready for pinching as soon as it reaches 12 in (30 cm) tall. The blooming period lasts from August to September.