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botanical name:
Dahlia 'Melody Dixie'
Dahlia 'Melody Dixie' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.55m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: mauve
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Double, lilac-purple flowers with creamy white centres.

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 5 - Decorative Dahlia
Bred by Gebr Verwer, Lisse, Netherlands.

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