Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Bright Star'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Bright Star
Additional cultivar information:(aka Brightstar)
Hybridized by Muller
Registered or introduced: 1966
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Section:

Cactus (incurving)

Flower Size:

Small - 4 to 6 inches (100 to 150 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Orange

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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Gladwin, Michigan

Southold, New York

Salem, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 22, 2008, greathorse from Gladwin, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

great orange color, stands out in my garden.sturdy stems.