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Dahlia

'Happy Single Wink'


Happy Singleā„¢ Wink Dahlia




Origin:  Verwer-Dahlias.
Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Dahlia
Cultivar
'Happy Single Wink'
Category
Annuals, Bulbs
Tradmarked Name
Happy Single™
USDA Hardiness Zone
13
Canadian Hardiness Zone
Lift tubers and store in cold climates.
RHS Hardiness Zone
H1a
Temperature (°C)
16 - 21
Temperature (°F)
60 - 70
Height
1 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctober
Cultivation
Grow in full sun, being careful to avoid shade from surrounding plants or objects. Plant in a rich, well-drained soil, preferably incorporating a compost or well-rotted manure the autumn before planting. A support cane approximately 30 cm shorter than the expected height of the plant is recommended.
Growth
Fast
Pests
Susceptible to attack from aphids, thrips, earworms, eelworms and wasps, as well as slugs and snails. Infection by smut (Entyloma calendulae f. sp. dahliae) may be an issue, and any infected areas should be removed and burned to prevent spreading. The Dahlia mosaic virus, spread by aphids, may also cause problems, and any infected plants should be uprooted and destroyed.
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Notable Specimens
Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Propagation
Propagate through tubers or cuttings.
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