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PlantFiles: Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Christine'

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

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Section:
Decorative

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

Bloom Color:
White
Pink
Blends

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 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:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
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:

Bartow, Florida
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Cambridge, Vermont



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