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PlantFiles: Pompon Dahlia
Dahlia 'Tam Tam'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Tam Tam
Hybridized by Topsvoort; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1956

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Section:
Pompon

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

Bloom Color:
Red, Dark Red

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
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:
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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral saya On Sep 19, 2012, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

I must admit that this little dahlia has disappointed me a little. Its stems were short and weak, small and less flowering. At the other hand our summer was on the cool and wet side. I'll try to grow it again next season.



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