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Miniature Ball Dahlia 'Crichton Honey'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Crichton Honey
Hybridized by Lashlie
Registered or introduced: 1976
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Section:

Ball

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Orange

Blends

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Clayton, California

Menlo Park, California

Atlanta, Georgia

Vancouver, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 22, 2013, smcatl from Atlanta, GA wrote:

Photographs never seem to adequately capture the subtle beauty of this flower, with its range of orange to peach to yellow. We are really bad about spraying our dahlias--and sometimes about watering them. In spite of this, Crichton Honey survives our hot summers beautifully and blooms prolifically for us. Makes a great cut flower.

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