Photo by Melody
We rolled out several small fixes on January 29. If you encounter any problems, please report them in the designated thread in the DG Site Updates forum.

PlantFiles: Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Ferncliff Illusion'

bookmark
Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Ferncliff Illusion
Hybridized by Jack; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994

» View all varieties of Dahlias

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Section:
Decorative

Flower Size:
Large - 8 to 10 inches (200 to 250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
White
Lilac, Lavender, Mauve

Pruning:
Disbud

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:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings

Danger:
N/A

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Click thumbnail
to view:

By DaylilySLP
Thumbnail #1 of Dahlia  by DaylilySLP

By Gardening_Jim
Thumbnail #2 of Dahlia  by Gardening_Jim

By Poochella
Thumbnail #3 of Dahlia  by Poochella

By grannymarsh
Thumbnail #4 of Dahlia  by grannymarsh

By grannymarsh
Thumbnail #5 of Dahlia  by grannymarsh

By bigcityal
Thumbnail #6 of Dahlia  by bigcityal

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral grannymarsh On Aug 18, 2006, grannymarsh from Marquette, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

8" ID Pure white with lavender tips. . 5' Beautiful flower

Regional...

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

,
Sacramento, California
Vancouver, Washington
Menasha, Wisconsin



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America