Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Long Island Lil'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Long Island Lil
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Orange

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Flowers are good for cutting

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:

Southold, New York

Issaquah, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 5, 2007, Poochella from Issaquah, WA (Zone 7a) wrote:

Another nice substantial brighter orange bloom, great for cutting and decent tuber maker.

Positive

On Aug 31, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Very nice orange flower. A half ball typical of formal decorative dahlia. A lot of flowers on the plant.