Formal Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Arabian Night'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Arabian Night
Hybridized by Weijers
Registered or introduced: 1951
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Section:

Decorative

Flower Size:

Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Red, Dark Red

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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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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Valdosta, Georgia

Decatur, Illinois

Metairie, Louisiana

Knoxville, Tennessee

Jacksonville, Texas

Round Rock, Texas

Ames Lake, Washington

Issaquah, Washington

Kalama, Washington

Sammamish, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

Menasha, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Nov 29, 2005, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

Very easy to grow, fairly common also.