Semi Cactus Dahlia, Dinner Plate Dahlia 'Color Spectacle'

Dahlia

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Color Spectacle
Hybridized by Bruidegom
Registered or introduced: 1962
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Section:

Semi-Cactus

Flower Size:

Large - 8 to 10 inches (200 to 250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Orange

Bicolor

Pruning:

Disbud

Do not disbud

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

Mc Calla, Alabama

New Orleans, Louisiana

Sweetwater, Tennessee

Cathan, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.

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