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Dahlia

'Twyning's After Eight'


Twyning's After Eight Dahlia




Family
Asteraceae
Genus
Dahlia
Cultivar
'Twyning's After Eight'
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
1 m
Spread
0.5 - 1 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
JuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctober
Cultivation
Plant in full sun, in soil with loam, sand and clay, well-drained but moist.
Growth
Fast
Pests
Common pests include leaf miners, slugs, aphids and glasshouse red spider mites. Other possible pests include caterpillars, earwigs and capsid bugs. Diseases that could pose a problem include powdery mildews (in dry conditions), grey moulds and other fungal rots (in wet conditions).
Habitat
Horticultural origin.
Leaf Description
Dark black-brown.
Flower Description
Single-flowered, one or two rows of spreading ray florets, white petals with a deep yellow centre, less than 10 cm across.
Propagation
By softwood cuttings taken in the spring or by dividing tubers, ensuring each division has a viable bud.
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