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PlantFiles: Single Flowered Dahlia
Dahlia 'Happy Single Date'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Happy Single Date
Additional cultivar information: (PP16987; Happy SingleŽ Dahlia Series; aka HS Date, Date)
Hybridized by Verwer; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004

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

Bloom Color:

Do not disbud

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 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
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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

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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
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive windsong55 On Feb 21, 2014, windsong55 from Ottawa
Canada wrote:

This is my favourite dahlia. I am looking for a retailer that supplies these tubers in Canada. If you can help me, that would be wonderful. Unfortunately, I lost my tubers due to neglect.

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

Dahlia 'HS Date' flowers in orange, around its brown colored center it has a red ring.

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