Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Canby Centennial'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Canby Centennial
Hybridized by Swan Island
Registered or introduced: 1994
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Pink

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

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

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

Regional

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

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Maple Shade, New Jersey

Vancouver, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 1, 2012, gabigrier from Maple Shade, NJ (Zone 7a) wrote:

Very pretty, extremely bright "stoplight" effect in the garden. Good size blooms on reasonably controllable plants that deliver a good amount of blossoms (not as many as a pompom, but certainly more than most dinnerplates I've grown) over a long season.

Positive

On Aug 7, 2008, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

The form and coloration of this flower never disappoints.