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Semi-Cactus Dahlia 'Mick's Peppermint'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Mick's Peppermint
Hybridized by Senior
Registered or introduced: 1992
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Section:

Semi-Cactus

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

White

Pink

Purple, Wine, Violet

Variegated

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

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:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Norcross, Georgia

Plymouth, Indiana

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Aug 28, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Average size semi cactus, I have seen it listed as a dinnerplate - it really isn't. Pale white with pink/red streaks here and there. Average amount of flowers.

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