Dinner Plate Dahlia, Dinnerplate Dahlia
Dahlia 'Otto's Thrill'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Otto's Thrill
Hybridized by Aumiller
Registered or introduced: 1956
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Large - 8 to 10 inches (200 to 250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Pink

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

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

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

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:

Prattville, Alabama

Homer Glen, Illinois

Salem, Massachusetts

East Tawas, Michigan

Schoolcraft, Michigan

Asheville, North Carolina

Penhook, Virginia

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.