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PlantFiles: Dahlia
Dahlia 'Ludwig Helfert'

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

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Section:
Semi-Cactus

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

Bloom Color:
Orange

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

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)
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

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

This dahlia flowered early for me. The flowers are on long dark stems that seemed to get a little less strong as the summer went by. The color and shape remained consistent.

Regional...

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

Menasha, Wisconsin



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