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Dahlia 'Unwins Mix'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Unwins Mix
Additional cultivar information: (aka Unwins Dwarf Mix)

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Flower Size:
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Bloom Color:
White
Yellow
Orange
Flame
Red, Dark Red
Pink
Bicolor

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive WonderWeasel On Sep 7, 2011, WonderWeasel from Kansas City, KS (Zone 5a) wrote:

Very easy to grow from seed, beautiful blooms, and a very prolific bloomer if "dead heads" are removed regularly. After the first year of growth, the tubers are very easy to save, so you know what color of blooms each plant will have.

Positive jessums On Apr 2, 2008, jessums from Pittsburgh, PA (Zone 6b) wrote:

very hardy plant that is really easy to grow from seed. Produces small bushy plant with many flowers if center leaf is plucked early on.

Positive DonnaA2Z On Jul 29, 2006, DonnaA2Z from Jacksonville, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Pinch out center leaves to encourage fuller growth.

Positive Weezingreens On Jun 23, 2005, Weezingreens from Seward, AK (Zone 3b) wrote:

Unwin's Dwarf dahlias may be grown successfully from seed. Living in a USDA Zone 3 climate, I start mine indoors in early spring, then allow the plants to form tubers over the summer. I store the tubers over the winter and plant them to pots under lights in the spring when I see some sprouts. Unwin's have many small semi-double blooms, some of which are bi-colored.

Regional...

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

Auburn, Alabama
Enterprise, Alabama
Seward, Alaska
Long Beach, California
Jacksonville, Florida
Jonesboro, Georgia
Kansas City, Kansas
Troy, New York
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Byrdstown, Tennessee
Seattle, Washington
Spokane, Washington



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