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PlantFiles: Classic Dahlia
Dahlia 'Classic Summertime'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Classic Summertime
Additional cultivar information: (Classic Series, aka Summertime)
Hybridized by Verwer; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1997

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Section:
Miscellaneous

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

Bloom Color:
Yellow

Pruning:
Do not disbud

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Dark/Black

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 herbaceous stem cuttings

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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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive juanwillis On Dec 17, 2007, juanwillis from Winchester, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

The dark foliage with light yellow flowers is a striking combination, and it was quite floriferous all the way until frost. Also attracted the odd passing Monarch butterfly.

Regional...

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

Winchester, Massachusetts
Corvallis, Oregon



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