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Chrysanthemum Dahlia
Dahlia 'Mary'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Mary
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Section:

Chrysanthemum

Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Lilac, Lavender, Mauve

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Blue-Green

Other details:

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Fayetteville, North Carolina

Issaquah, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 12, 2005, 1gardengram from Fayetteville, NC (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is the third year I've had this particular dahlia and this last fall I did not dig the tubers. I covered the bed with several layers of newspaper and then about a foot of pine straw and leaves. This is a spectacular color and the plant is healthy and strong. I fed with a general timed-release fertilizer in mid-April when I uncovered the bed.