Plant Guide

Dahlia 'Carmen Fiesta'

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

Height to: 4'
Width to: 2'
USDA Hardiness Zones:
  • 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
  • 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
  • 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10

Bloom Description: Decorative 6" bicolor yellow with red/pink specks
Bloom Season:
  • mid spring
  • late spring
  • early summer
  • mid summer
  • late summer

Sun Exposure:
  • full sun
  • part sun

Soil Type: slightly acidic to neutral
  • Yes

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

Pests and Diseases: powdery mildew
Propagation: By dividing tubers
Notes: Very pretty cut flower, can be grown most zones as an annual, dig and store tubers below zone 8.
Submitted by: cocoajuno
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