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Informal Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Colorado Classic'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Colorado Classic
Hybridized by Cook
Registered or introduced: 2001
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

White

Pink

Blends

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

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)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

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

Regional

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

Southold, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.