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PlantFiles: Mignon Dahlia
Dahlia 'Sunshine'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Sunshine

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Section:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Bloom Color:
Yellow
Red, Dark Red
Bicolor

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Foliage:
Deciduous
Bronze-Green

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jcobwebs On Oct 8, 2003, jcobwebs from Stratford, TX wrote:

Here in zone 6 we must dig the rhizomes each fall but we do get spectacular blooms, both in pots and in the ground. The shorter varieties work best for us here in the windy Texas Panhandle, but with support the tall ones do well and they all look lovely.

Neutral mystic On Aug 31, 2002, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

In warmer climates you maybe 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 good.Pack in dry peat and store in cool dry place.

Regional...

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

Arroyo Grande, California
Charlotte, North Carolina
Kalama, Washington
Vancouver, Washington



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