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Dahlia

'Honka'


Honka Dahlia




Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Dahlia
Cultivar
'Honka'
Category
Bulbs
USDA Hardiness Zone
9b - 10a
Canadian Hardiness Zone
“Requires cool season protection under glass.”
RHS Hardiness Zone
H3
Temperature (°C)
-4 - 2
Temperature (°F)
25 - 35
Height
0.5 m -1 m
Spread
0.1 - 0.5 m
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Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctober
General Description
Tuberous rooted perennial.
Landscape
Courtyard gardens and container plants.
Cultivation
Best grown in fertile, humus-rich soil. Pinch growing tips to encourage stake. Water frequently during dry periods.
Growth
Fast
ID Characteristic
Long light green stems topped with large flowers that have long yellow petals surrounding a central disk.
Pests
Glasshouse red spider mite, slugs, earwigs, capsid bug and aphids.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Propagation
Softwood cuttings taken in spring or divide tubers.
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