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PlantFiles: Semi Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Witteman's Best'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Witteman's Best
Additional cultivar information: (aka Witteman's Superba)

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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

Profile:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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

Grower: Berbee (Netherlands); Introduction: 1991.

Regional...

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

Southold, New York



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