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Dahlia
Dahlia 'Lauren Michelle'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Lauren Michelle
Hybridized by Swan Iceland Dahlias (USA)
Registered or introduced: 1990
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Section:

Waterlily

Flower Size:

Small - 4 to 6 inches (100 to 150 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Lilac, Lavender, Mauve

Purple, Wine, Violet

Blends

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

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:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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:

San Leandro, California

Foxboro, Massachusetts

Issaquah, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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

This is a very nice waterlily. Fairly small with light top petals and darker bottoms. Was over 6' for me.