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PlantFiles: Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Bright Star'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Bright Star
Additional cultivar information: (aka Brightstar)
Hybridized by Muller; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Regional...

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

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Gladwin, Michigan
Southold, New York
Salem, Oregon



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