Dahlightful Series

Dark leaves, compact habit, powdery-mildew tolerance and a long blooming period make these a worthy consideration for any garden.


Dahlia variabilis Hort

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How long has it been on the market?

Introduced in 2019

Consumer care requirements

For this low-care plant, consumers need to remove dead flowers.

Habit

Compact and densely branched

Grows to height/width

3 to 4 feet tall and wide

Sun/shade requirements

Partial to full sun

USDA Zones

Not hardy

Container combination ideas

They’re great in the “filler” position in the thriller-filler-spiller model; combine with these annuals: angelonia, lobularia, petunia, calibrachoa, verbena

Display Tip

Plant in a 6-inch container, minimum

Key features

Dark leaves, compact habit, medium height, semi-double flowers, powdery-mildew tolerance and a long blooming period

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