Single Flowered Border Dahlia
Dahlia 'Sweetheart'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Sweetheart
Hybridized by Hewlett
Registered or introduced: 1995
» View all varieties of Dahlias

Section:

Collerette

Decorative

Single

Small

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

White

Yellow

Red, Dark Red

Bicolor

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Rubbery-Textured

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

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

From bulbils

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

Regional

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

Binghamton, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.