I have just come across an amazing Dahlia from Suttons.
This amazing plant Dahlia imperialis or Tree Dahlia can grow up to 20 foot tall in just one season.
Bought as tubers and treated like any other Dahlia they flower each year around November and December and have thick, bamboo-like stems and dramatic foliage as well as the lovely pink flowers.
If there is an early frost and the plants begin to turn black just cut it down, give it a good mulch and it will come back again next year.
Suttons are currently offering 3 tubers for £19.95 or buy any 4 packs of summer flowering bulbs and get a FREE Tree Dahlia as well as 20% discount.