Posts Tagged ‘planting dahlias’
Ground Temp: 60°F
PH level: 6.5-7.0
Spacing: Bedding Dahlias – 9-12″, Small Flowering 2′, Large 3′
Time to Bloom: 8 weeks
Notes: Do not water right after planting, wait till sprouts appear.
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Dahlia is a perennial plant native to Mexico; bushy, tuberous, herbaceous and revered for their amazing beauty. A member of the Asteraceae (or Compositae), dicotyledonous plants, related species include the Sunflower, Daisy, Chrysanthemum, and Zinnia. There are 42 species of dahlia, with hybrids commonly grown as garden plants. Flower forms are variable, with one head per stem; these can be as small as 2″/5cm in diameter or up to 12″/ 30cm (The dinner plate… Read the rest