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botanical name:
Dahlia 'Tioga Spice'
Dahlia 'Tioga Spice' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.00m
width: 0.75m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Large double flowers of amber-yellow and red-orange with divided petal tips. Very showy.

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, fimbriated

Raised by Geisert, USA, introduced 1994

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