No staking! No mildew!And a beautiful new range of colors for this mix of wonderful species Dahlia coccinea. Grown from seed, the color combinations are ENDLESS!Many of our favorite varieties were selected from this mix! Producing endless 4”-5”, single-blossom flowers in reds, oranges, yellows, whites, magentas, and pinks. These extremely floriferous plants bloom prolifically for months in Summer,with blossoms held on multi-branching stems above attractive and sometimes bronzy foliage. Each year, this Dahlia gets stronger and stronger growing 4’ tall by 3’ wide by the second year. Goes deciduous in Winter. In early Spring, top-dress with a couple inches of compost and stand back! Take a chance on this grab-bag dahlia! You won't be disappointed - we never are!