Dahlia Variabilis Red Banglore Flower Show Jan 2013

Dahlia Variabilis Red

Common Name :Dahlia Variabilis Red Botanical name : Dahlia hybrida Family : Asteraceae[Compositae]

Dahlia

Order - Asterales

Origin / Native - America, Colombia, Mexico

Type - Annual, herbaceous perennial plant

Height - Dwarf to 1.5 feet tall

Suitable for - Borders

Light Requirement & care - Sunny, open, protected from frosts, & strong winds, well drained, compost added soil, water regularly

Flowers - Deep red, showy, large, toothed petals, 5 inches wide blooms

Foliage - Ever green, healthy

ProPagation - From seeds

Pests & diseases - Aphids, caterpillers, earwigs & grey mould, Damping off, verticillim

Dahlia varieties & Types - Single flowered, Decorative, Ball, Pompon, Cactus, Collerette, Anemone flowered

Dahlia groups - Bedding dahlias, Border dahlias

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore[Bengaluru], Karnataka, South India, India


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