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botanical name:
Dahlia 'Kenora Sunset'
Dahlia 'Kenora Sunset' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.80m
width: 1.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: 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:
Freely produced large fully double flowers of bright yellow with scarlet-red petal tips.


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.

other notes:
Group 9c - Medium Semi-Cactus

Bred by Leroux, 1996

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