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PlantFiles: Single Flowered Border Dahlia
Dahlia 'Twyning's Smartie'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Twyning's Smartie

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Section:
Single

Flower Size:
Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
White
Red, Dark Red
Purple, Wine, Violet
Bicolor

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 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)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive marktee On Aug 9, 2009, marktee from Penzance
United Kingdom wrote:

This dahlia has purple and white petals but is peculiar because the petal colours are random, you often see a completely white flower, a mauve flower, and a mixed mauve / white flower on the same plant.

Neutral mystic On Sep 10, 2006, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Received The Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit (AGM) in 2005.



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