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PlantFiles: Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Canby Centennial'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Canby Centennial

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

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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)

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

The form and coloration of this flower never disappoints.


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

Maple Shade, New Jersey
Vancouver, Washington
Menasha, Wisconsin

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