Plant Guide

Dahlia 'Duet'

Pronunciation: DAHL-ya
Family: Asteraceae
Cultivar: Duet
Common Name: Duet Dahlia
Plant Type:
  • annual
  • bulb, tuber, corm
  • perennial

Height to: 48"
Width to: 24-30"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
  • 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
  • 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
  • 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10

Bloom Description: Duet Dahlia bear decorative 6-8" Red and white bicolor blooms
Bloom Season:
  • mid spring
  • late spring
  • early summer
  • mid summer
  • late summer

Sun Exposure:
  • full sun
  • part sun

Soil Type: Duet Dahlia prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil
  • Yes

Plant Perks:
  • Cut Flower
  • Easy to Grow/Ideal for Children

Pests and Diseases: Duet Dahlia are susceptible to Powdery mildew. slugs
Propagation: divide Duet Dahlia tubers

Duet Dahlia’s can be grown as an annual in most zones or they can be dug, overwintered, and replanted in the spring.

All dahlias should be staked if they are 30" or taller or if the bloom is 6" or larger

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