This orchid-flowered Dahlia ‘Verrone’s Obsidian’ is a rewarding summer bloomer that will give you pleasure for months. With its beautiful dark foliage, this Dahlia is a special addition to your border. Dahlia ‘Verrone’s Obsidian’ blooms all summer from July until the first frost. ‘Verrone’s Obsidian’ grows to about 70 cm in height, It may be necessary to support the flower stems. Dahlia tubers can be planted in the spring. Dahlias are sensitive to frost, so be careful with late night frosts. 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 to come. This Dahlia is easy to combine with perennials and other Dahlia species due to its beautiful foliage. The flowers and leaves are real eye-catchers in the border. Dahlia is an excellent cut flower with a long vase life. The best time to cut Dahlias is early in the day. Immediately place the stems in lukewarm water with cut flower food.