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Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Kari Fruit Salad'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Kari Fruit Salad
Hybridized by Smythe
Registered or introduced: 1999
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Section:

Cactus (straight)

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Pink

Purple, Wine, Violet

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf cuttings

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 31, 2006, grannymarsh from Marquette, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Originator: D. Smythe 1999
Cactus type

Good bloomer and tuber maker. 30" tall by 25" wide plant in 2006. It's many shades of colors compliment other flowers in a bouquet. Decent stems for cutting.