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PlantFiles: Collarette Dahlia
Dahlia 'Mary Evelyn'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Mary Evelyn
Hybridized by Chambers; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1987

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

Bloom Color:
Red, Dark Red

Do not disbud

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)


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:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From herbaceous stem cuttings

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
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive RosinaBloom On Jan 3, 2014, RosinaBloom from Waihi
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

'Mary Evelyn' - a Novelty collarette dahlia - has its origins in South Africa. It flowers right through summer, and its claret blooms with their white through to pale pink collars brighten border gardens, beds and planter boxes and pots.
they do best in full sun and part shade.


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

San Francisco, California
Lawrenceville, Georgia

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