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Miniature Pompon Dahlia 'Little Beeswing'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Little Beeswing
Hybridized by Keynes
Registered or introduced: 1909
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Section:

Pompon

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Red, Dark Red

Bicolor

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Santa Rosa, California

Corvallis, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 22, 2013, lancer23 from San Francisco, CA wrote:

Interesting color Flame combination. Pom-pom.

Positive

On Aug 4, 2005, DarwinESF from Syracuse, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:

Wonderful bright little flowers on very sturdy medium-height stalks, 'Little Beeswings' is an heirloom dahlia introduced in 1909, I haven't grown it long but it's already a favourite.

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