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Cactus Dahlia 'Bora Bora'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Bora Bora
Hybridized by Plochaet
Registered or introduced: 1997
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Section:

Cactus (incurving)

Flower Size:

Medium - 6 to 8 inches (150 to 200 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Flame

Pruning:

Disbud

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth

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:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Regional

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

Menasha, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 7, 2006, bigcityal from Menasha, WI (Zone 5a) wrote:

I liked this flower. Very striking upwards curving flame cactus. Flowers last on plant pretty long and has a fair amount on it. My plant was not overly tall.

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