Dahlia x hybrids

Botanical Name: Dahlia x hybrids

Common Name(s): Dahlia

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Description:

The many dahlia hybrids on the market offer flowers in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. Flowers appear from midsummer until early winter. Dahlias grow from tuberous roots, with growth occurring in summer. Plant them in late spring, in compost-enriched beds. Tall varieties need staking. In areas with severe frost, lift tubers early in winter and store in a cool, dry place. Dahlias make excellent cut flowers.

Family: Asteraceae

Botanical Pronunciation: DAH-lee-ah

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Deciduous
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Frost Hardy
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Non Indigenous
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Full Sun
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Moderate Watering

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Description:
Flowers appear from midsummer until early winter.


Foliage

Description:
Dahlias grow from tuberous roots, with growth occurring in summer.


Maintenance

Tall varieties need staking.

In areas with severe frost, lift tubers early in winter and store in a cool, dry place.

Origin

This plant originates in Mexico.


Planting Instructions

Plant them in late spring, in compost-enriched beds.

Size
0.2 m * 2 m
Soil Conditions

These plants need compost-enriched soil.


Uses

Dahlias make excellent cut flowers.


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