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PlantFiles: Waterlily Dahlia
Dahlia 'Silver Years'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Silver Years
Hybridized by Verwer; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993

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Section:
Waterlily

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

Bloom Color:
White
Pink
Blends

Pruning:
Do not disbud

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Dark/Black

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

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Feb 24, 2009, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Dahlia 'Silver Years' flowers very pale pink and has very dark green near to purple colored foliage. Its name is given at the celebration that was held to mark the 25th anniversary of the Verwer company (Silver Jubilee).

Regional...

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

Issaquah, Washington



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