Single-flowered Dahlia
Dahlia 'Scura'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Scura
Hybridized by Unknown
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Section:

Liliput

Single

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Red, Dark Red

Pruning:

Do not disbud

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Danger:

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

Foliage Color:

Dark/Black

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 17, 2013, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Dahlia 'Scura' belongs to the Topmix These are dwarf dahlias, with heights around 25 to 40 centimeters and tiny flowers only four to six centimeters across. Dahlia Scura has fire orange/red flowers and handsome dark foliage. It will make a compact bushy clump that flowers for months ideal for pots.