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PlantFiles: Informal Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'April Dawn'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: April Dawn
Hybridized by Connell; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1984

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Section:
Decorative

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

Bloom Color:
White
Pink
Purple, Wine, Violet
Blends

Pruning:
Disbud

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral mystic On Sep 8, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Awarded the ADS Derrill W. Hart medal, Lynn B. Dudley medal and the Stanley Johnson medal.

Regional...

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

Harbeck-fruitdale, Oregon
Issaquah, Washington



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