Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Yellow Star'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Yellow Star
Hybridized by Ruyter
Registered or introduced: 1952
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Section:

Cactus (incurving)

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

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)

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:

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Issaquah, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

This flower did not exactly wow me, I have heard that there are fuller versions of the Yellow Star that are nice. This was a single I guess. Flowers did not last long on the plant.