Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Melody Mambo'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Melody Mambo
Additional cultivar information:(PP14286, Melody™ Series)
Hybridized by Verwer
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Small - 4 to 6 inches (100 to 150 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Red, Dark Red

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Lexington, Kentucky

Cary, North Carolina

Lima, Ohio

Mercer, Pennsylvania

Chesterfield, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.