Dahlia ‘Happy Days Purple’ is a compact dwarf variety that was bred with pots, window boxes and small beds in mind. Vivid violet-purple flowers positively pop against the backdrop of stunning, deep purple-bronze foliage.
Are dahlias hardy perennials? What are dahlias? Originally from Central America and Mexico, dahlias are tender perennials, which means they can live for many years, but do need protection from freezing temperatures. They grow from underground tubers, with the top growth dying back in winter and re-sprouting in spring.