Dahlia variabilis Needle Star Carnival. Attractive and extremely popular annual plant. It forms a erect bush 100-130 cm high. The inflorescences are large, terry and half terry, tongue petals are wrapped in tubules along the length. Flowering period lasts from July to frosty. In greenhouses or greenhouses seeds are sown in March - April in a mixture of peat and sand (ratio 3: 1). At soil temperature + 18 ° C seedlings appear on 7-14 days. Picking up is carried out in the phase of two real leaves. On a permanent place is planted after the end of spring frosts. It is used for group planting and cutting.