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Anemone Flowered Dahlia, Powderpuff Dahlia 'Blue Bayou'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Bayou
Hybridized by Dongen
Registered or introduced: 1998
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Section:

Anemone

Miscellaneous

Flower Size:

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

Bloom Color:

Purple, Wine, Violet

Pruning:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Non-patented

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:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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:

Corvallis, Oregon

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jan 25, 2009, saya from Heerlen,
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Grower: van Dongen, 1998 (The Netherlands).

Neutral

On Jul 1, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Blooms from June until frost. Great for cut flowers. The center has a compact bunch of ruffled petals, then larger petals of a slightly different shade of lavender spread out behind it. Lovely.

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