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Sunflower Facts

Botanical Name: Helianthus
Plant Type: Perennial or Annual
Bloom Time: Mid-summer to fall
Best Location: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained, rich, deep and moist
Diseases: Crown gall, leaf spot, mildew, stem rot
Pests: Aphids, beetles
Propagation: Seeds
Zone: 5-9

Dahlia Facts

Botanical Name: Dahlia
Plant Type: Tuber
Bloom Time: Summer
Best Location: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained, fertile
Diseases: Dahlia mosaic, powdery mildew, smut, leaf spot, rot, gall, mold
Pests: Thrips, mites, aphids, beetles, slugs
Propagation: Cutting tubers
Zone: 8-10
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