Semi Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Andries' Orange'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Andries' Orange
Hybridized by Andries
Registered or introduced: 1936
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Section:

Semi-Cactus

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Orange

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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)

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

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Corvallis, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 23, 2009, dahlia_fanatic from Corvallis, OR wrote:

This old dahlia is both simple and beautiful. Easy to grow with lots of blooms, it does require supports to grow properly. Like many older dahlias the stems are weak but will be suitable for most cutting purposes.