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Dahlia (cultivars)

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  • Annuals, perennials and bulbs
Dahlia cv.
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Michel Tremblay)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Spacing: 30 to 75 cm
Height: 30 to 150 cm
Depth:
10 to 20 cm

Common name

Dahlia

Latin name (genus)

Dahlia

French common name

Botanical family

  • Asteraceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: Sunny to partial shade.

Spring: (see also Canna)

They may be planted directly into the garden in June.

Fall: (see also Canna)

These tubers are prone to rotting. They should be kept in a slightly moist mixture at a temperature of 4°C.

Pruning and maintenance

Planting: in June

Storage: After the foliage has been blackened by frost.

See also

Physiological disorders

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