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Informal Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Seattle'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Seattle
Hybridized by Verwer
Registered or introduced: 1993
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

White

Yellow

Bicolor

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Regional

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

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Red Bay, Alabama

Los Angeles, California

San Francisco, California

Bartow, Florida

Ewing, Kentucky

Gladwin, Michigan

Cincinnati, Ohio

Grants Pass, Oregon

Soddy Daisy, Tennessee

Tyler, Texas

Cathan, Washington

Issaquah, Washington

Poulsbo, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 27, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

This really is a hard working beautiful dahlia. Always had lots of flowers. A bit shorter for me at 3'. Color variation in the flowers will come and go with some all yellow and some getting more of a peachy tint.

Neutral

On Aug 3, 2002, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

In warmer climates you may be able to leave the tubers in the ground with heavy mulch. But for me, in Zone 6, I have to dig the tubers before first frost . Clean and let dry well. Pack in dry peat and store in cool, dry place .