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Informal Decorative Dahlia, Dinner Plate Dahlia 'Belle of Barmera'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Belle of Barmera
Hybridized by Simon
Registered or introduced: 1987
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Giant - over 10 inches (250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Orange

Pink

Blends

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf cuttings

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

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Vancouver, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 10, 2008, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Big full flower, like a dark salmon or dusty rose color. Good amount of flowers for the size of them.

Positive

On Aug 29, 2006, grannymarsh from Marquette, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Orig Year: 1987
Originator: SIMON
Listed as AA ID DP but it has subtle undertones of peach, very different and pretty

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