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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
Compact form with very dark bronze foliage. Contrasting smallish single flowers with pink and white striped petals.

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.

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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