Common Name: Dahlia
Height to: 36"
Width to: 15 -24"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
- bulb, tuber, corm
Bloom Description: Decorative 4-5" white and lavendar bloom
- 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
- 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10
Soil Type: slightly acidic to neutral
- late spring
- early summer
- mid summer
- late summer
- early autumn
Pests and Diseases: Powdery mildew and slugs
Propagation: By dividing tubers
- Cut Flower
- Easy to Grow/Ideal for Children
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.
Submitted by: cocoajuno