Semi Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Witteman's Best'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Witteman's Best
Additional cultivar information:(aka Witteman's Superba)
Hybridized by Berbee
Registered or introduced: 1992
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Section:

Semi-Cactus

Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 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)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

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

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

Suitable for growing in containers

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

Regional

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

Southold, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Feb 3, 2009, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Grower: Berbee (Netherlands); Introduction: 1991.