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botanical name:
Dahlia 'Pooh'
Dahlia 'Pooh' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.40m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: red & yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Collerette dahlia with very showy flowerheads having outer row of large, yellow-tipped, orangey-red petals and an inner ring of smaller yellow ones around a golden central disc.

cultivation:
Moist, but not waterlogged, fertile medium to heavy loam, preferably neutral or very slightly acid. Sunny position. In cool areas, lift tubers in late autumn and overwinter in a frost-free place.

propagation:
By division of tubers or from cuttings.

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