Can Dahlias Be Grown in Containers?

Grow small-flowered dahlia types, better suited to container culture than tall varieties, in standard pots with draining holes, in well-drained, nutrient-rich potting mix available from garden centers and nurseries. Dahlias prefer full sun locations.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."