Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Jessica'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Jessica
Hybridized by Hale
Registered or introduced: 1988
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Section:

Cactus (incurving)

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Red, Dark Red

Bicolor

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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)

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:

Perrysburg, Ohio

Vancouver, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 3, 2009, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Chosen by the public as the Mainau-Dahlia-Queen in 1995 and 2004 at the yearly Dahlia show. (Mainau is an island located in the Lake of Constance in Germany)

Neutral

On Sep 8, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Awarded the ADS, Stanley Johnson medal.