The large-flowered cactus Dahlia ‘Apricot Star’ is a rewarding summer bloomer that will give you pleasure for months as it blooms all summer from July until the first frost. True to its name, the flowers petals are a soft apricot that blends into pale yellow centres making it an eye-catchers in the border. Dahlia tubers should be planted in the spring. Dahlias are sensitive to frost, so be careful with late night frost. Dig a spacious planting hole, loosen the soil and fill the planting hole with good potting soil. Carefully place the tubers in the planting hole and cover with 3-5 cm soil. The planting distance of the tubers is 30-60 cm. Water the tubers immediately after planting. Dahlias bloom most profusely in full sun. Store the tubers in a frost-free place after flowering and you will enjoy them for years. Dahlia ‘Apricot Star’ blends well with many perennials and other Dahlia varieties. Dahlia ‘Aprict Star’ is an excellent cut flower with a long vase life. The best time to cut dahlias is early in the day. Immediately placing the stems in lukewarm water with cut flower food.