Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Le Baron'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Le Baron
Hybridized by Aanhane
Registered or introduced: 1995
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

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

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Lilac, Lavender, Mauve

Purple, Wine, Violet

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Kenai, Alaska

Southold, New York

Aberdeen, South Dakota

Knoxville, Tennessee

Gilmer, Texas

Lubbock, Texas

Issaquah, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Apr 27, 2011, annakins from Aberdeen, SD wrote:

Love the color of this dahlia. Flowers stand out from afar. Cut flower lasts a long time in vase. Beautiful with liatris and phlox.

Positive

On Aug 27, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

A sharp purple/dark magenta color. Decent amount of flowers.