Peony Dahlia 'Classic Summertime'

Dahlia

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
Registered or introduced: 1997
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Section:

Peony

Flower Size:

Small - 4 to 6 inches (100 to 150 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Pruning:

Do not disbud

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

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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

Foliage Color:

Burgundy

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

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

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:

Winchester, Massachusetts

Corvallis, Oregon

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.

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