Dahlia
Dahlia 'Ludwig Helfert'

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

Regional

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

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.