Photo by Melody
Are you ready? It's time for our 14th annual photo contest! Enter your best pictures of the year, for a chance to win a calendar and annual subscription here. Hurry! Deadline for entries is October 21.

PlantFiles: Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Park Princess'

bookmark
Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Park Princess
Hybridized by Maarse; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1959

» View all varieties of Dahlias

One vendor has this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.

Section:
Cactus (straight)

Flower Size:
Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
Pink

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Click thumbnail
to view:

By mgh
Thumbnail #1 of Dahlia  by mgh

By AnneCS
Thumbnail #2 of Dahlia  by AnneCS

By AnneCS
Thumbnail #3 of Dahlia  by AnneCS

By Mctavish
Thumbnail #4 of Dahlia  by Mctavish

By Tammylp
Thumbnail #5 of Dahlia  by Tammylp

By RosinaBloom
Thumbnail #6 of Dahlia  by RosinaBloom

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive JonthanJ On Jul 22, 2010, JonthanJ from Logansport, IN wrote:

This variety is remarkably easy to propagate. Like the Daylily Europa, even the most modest piece of a tuber will sprout and grow. This is quite distinct from my experience with most other Dahlia varieties, which only propagate by division when you get a piece of the crown with a growth bud attached to a tuber. It does not hurt that it is also pretty good looking.

Since Dahlias have to be stored inside to survive our Zone 5-6 winters, this characteristic makes it much easier to keep as well.

Positive roybird On Aug 5, 2008, roybird from Santa Fe, NM wrote:

I am growing this plant as an annual in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Very pretty and a prolific bloomer.

Regional...

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

Atlanta, Georgia
Solon, Iowa
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Union Dale, Pennsylvania



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America