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Waterlily Dahlia
Dahlia 'Yori Kobi'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Yori Kobi
Additional cultivar information:(aka Yoro Kobi)
Hybridized by Swan Island
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Section:

Waterlily

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

White

Red, Dark Red

Bicolor

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Flowers are fragrant

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 (2 reports)

Augusta, Georgia

Kalama, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 22, 2013, smcatl from Atlanta, GA wrote:

This dahlia has been such a trooper for us for several years. This year, it has gotten leggy and isn't blooming much, which indicates it needs dividing. But in past years it has bloomed like crazy from August to first frost (usually November here in Atlanta) and has survived abominable treatment. Last year we didn't have time to stake it, and it sprawled on the ground and bloomed.

The blossoms are lovely.