Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Emory Paul'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Emory Paul
Hybridized by Kweker
Registered or introduced: 1962
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Giant - over 10 inches (250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Pink

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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New Port Richey, Florida

Bellevue, Washington

Issaquah, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 8, 2009, Milochka from Fribourg
Switzerland wrote:

This verietie is one of my favourite!!! It's truth that this plant blossoms enough late (August), but in our climate we can enjoy beauty of flowes till November. In my garden the size of flowers reaches 35 cm in diameter!!! Adore!!!

Negative

On Dec 1, 2006, Poochella from Issaquah, WA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I tried Emory Paul for two years: so slow to form and bloom here that I've given up. By the time it opens it gets water/cold damage. Just not worth it in our climate.
One fix might be to start it very early in a pot before planting out.

I feel bad saying something negative about a dahlia!