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PlantFiles: Novelty Dahlia
Dahlia 'Giraffe'

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

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Section:
Miscellaneous

Flower Size:
Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
Bronze

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

I have enjoyed growing this dahlia it is still unique and pretty. Flowers grow on long stems suitable for cutting - though the stems aren't very strong and may need some support in bouquets. Most dahlias need to be supported while growing in the garden and this one definitely does.

Neutral saya On Apr 29, 2008, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Dahlia 'Giraffe' is around since 1940. Grown by Hoek (Netherlands).

Regional...

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

Corvallis, Oregon



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