Peony Flowered Dahlia
Dahlia 'Rio Rizo'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Rio Rizo
Hybridized by Larkin/Zydner
Registered or introduced: 2006
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Section:

Peony

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Bronze

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Vernal, Utah

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 29, 2008, clareb from Missoula, MT (Zone 5a) wrote:

The dark foliage of this dahlia complements the bronze color of the flower well. This dahlia is great near the front of a border due to its small size. 'Rio Rizo' has done well in my mostly-clay soil.