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PlantFiles: Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Jessica'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Jessica
Hybridized by Hale; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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:
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)

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

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Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Awarded the ADS, Stanley Johnson medal.

Regional...

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

Vancouver, Washington



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