Cactus Dahlia
Dahlia 'Grand Finale'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Grand Finale
Hybridized by Gitts
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Section:

Cactus (straight)

Flower Size:

Giant - over 10 inches (250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Purple, Wine, Violet

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:

Herbaceous

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

Suitable for growing in containers

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

Regional

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

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Gladwin, Michigan

Vancouver, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 10, 2009, greathorse from Gladwin, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

this is an awesome,huge,bright,beautiful flower. i highly advise anybody to get this one. you won't be dissapointed.