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Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Ferncliff Illusion'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Ferncliff Illusion
Hybridized by Jack
Registered or introduced: 1994
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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

Regional

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

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Sacramento, California

Vancouver, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

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