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Formal Decorative Dahlia 'Caliente'


Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Caliente
Hybridized by Gitts
Registered or introduced: 2005
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Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Red, Dark Red


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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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


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Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

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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:

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

Clinton, Connecticut

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.