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botanical name:
Dahlia 'Candy Eyes'
Dahlia 'Candy Eyes' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Dahlia 'Zone Ten', Dahlia 'Mystic Dreamer'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.70m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: bronze
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Compact form with very dark bronze foliage. Contrasting smallish single flowers with pink and white striped petals.

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.

Commercial propagation protected by Plant Breeders' Rights

other notes:
Mystic Ladies series cultivar.

Bred by Dr Keith Hammett, New Zealand

Group 5d - Small Decorative Dahlia

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