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Bedding Dahlia

Botanical Name
Dahlia pinnata, D. pinnata x D. coccinea
Hardiness
Tender annual
Height
12 to 24 inches
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer: yellows, reds, oranges, purple, pink
Light
Part to full sun
Soil
Moist, well-drained, organic
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 8 to 12 inches apart
  • Prefers a cooler, east facing location
Problems
Aphids, mites, stem borers, earwigs, thrips, impatiens necrotic spot, mildew
Varieties
  • Sunny Yellow - 18-20" tall and wide
  • Unwin's Dwarf - mini double flowers, 24", range of colors, two tones
  • Redskin - mini flowers in red, pink, and orange, bronze foliage, 18-24"
  • Diablo - dark leaves, double flowers

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