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PlantFiles: Dahlia
Dahlia 'Vera Seyfang'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Vera Seyfang
Registered or introduced: 1947

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Section:
Decorative

Flower Size:
Giant - over 10 inches (250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
Lilac, Lavender, Mauve

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:
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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive bigcityal On Aug 17, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This is a large soft full flower. Color fades from lavender to dark pink as it ages. Average amount of flowers on the plant.

Regional...

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

Vancouver, Washington
Menasha, Wisconsin



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