Plant Guide

Dahlia 'Aitara Diadem'


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

Height to: 4-6'
Width to: 2-3'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
  • 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
  • 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
  • 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10
  • 50 to 40ºF ZONE 11

Bloom Description: Decorative 4-6" Raspberry and white bicolor
Bloom Season:
  • mid spring
  • late spring
  • early summer
  • mid summer
  • late summer

Sun Exposure:
  • full sun
  • part sun

Soil Type: mildly acidic to neutral
Toxic:
  • Yes

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

Propagation: By dividing tubers
Notes: Dahlias can be grown in most zones but they must be dug and stored before the first frost in all zones other than the ones listed above. If you do not want to dig them grow them as annuals each year. Great flower for children to grow because they are easy to grow and make great cut flowers for moms and grandmoms.
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
  • Less then 1 day ZONE 1
  • 1 to 7 days ZONE 2
  • 7 to 14 days ZONE 3
  • 14 to 30 days ZONE 4
  • 30 to 45 days ZONE 5
  • 45 to 60 days ZONE 6
  • 60 to 90 days ZONE 7
  • 90 to 120 days ZONE 8
  • 120 to 150 days ZONE 9
  • 150 to 180 days ZONE 10
  • 180 to 210 days ZONE 11
  • Greater then 210 ZONE 12

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