Dahlia x hortensis

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Dahlia x hortensis Guillaumin

Asteraceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: moderately moist

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: many-stellate
Fruit: achene

40C / e7422b 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Asteridae
Superordo:
Asteranae
Ordo:
Asterales

Dahlia x hortensis is a perennial.

Naming

Dahlia x hortensis was described by André Guillaumin. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Dahlia x hortensis is a species in the genus Dahlia which contains approximately 41 to 55 species and belongs to the family of the Asteraceae (Aster Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 15 to 160 centimetres.

Leaves

Flowers and Fruits

Dahlia x hortensis produces salmon-red many-stellate flowers from August to September.

The perennials produce achenes.

Root System

Distribution

Dahlia x hortensis is native to Mexico.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on moderately moist soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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