Ball Dahlia
Dahlia 'Cornel'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Cornel
Hybridized by Geerlings
Registered or introduced: 1994
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Section:

Ball

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Red, Dark Red

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Atlanta, Georgia

Perrysburg, Ohio

Issaquah, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Awarded the ADS, Stanley Johnson medal.

Positive

On Dec 1, 2006, Poochella from Issaquah, WA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Cornel is a tried and true wonderful rich red ball dahlia. About 3-4 inches around and 3-3.5 ft tall. Good tubermaker, great stems.