Dahlia
Dahlia 'Caballero'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Caballero
Hybridized by Ball
Registered or introduced: 2005
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Section:

Decorative

Waterlily

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Red, Dark Red

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

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

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

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)

From herbaceous stem cuttings

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 24, 2014, lancer23 from San Francisco, CA wrote:

I've a friend who grew this at her community garden and sadly this dahlia is by the gate and someone took her bloom. I wasn't sure about the name now searching DG I confirmed the name.
I've this one at my front yard not doing much. Now I got the name, I'll learn to take care of mine.

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On Sep 4, 2012, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Grower of this remarkable Dahlia is Bal, A.G. (Netherlands). Introduced in 2005.