Lupin ben dahlia

Common Name : Lupin ben dahlia Botanical Name : Dahlia x hybrida Family : Asteraceae

Lupin ben dahlia

Order - Asterales

Subfamily - Asteroideae

Genus - Dahlia

Origin / Native - Mexico, colombia, germany, central america

Category - Decorative, tuberous, bushy herb/forb

Type - Annual, perennial

Cultivar Name - Dahlia 'Lupin Ben'

Height - Up to 4 feet tall

Spread - Up to 2 feet wide

Flowers - Small, ball shaped, showy, yellow with red variegated edges, compact, 4 inches blooms

Foliage - Simple, rich green, large hardy stems

Flowering Season -Summer, autumn

Special Feature - Deer, Soil tolerant

Growth Rate - Fast

Good For - Home garden, cut flower, container, shows, large bouquets, borders, landscape designs, pots

Light Requirement & Care - Full Sun, part shade, average water, well drained, moist soil, water daily, low maintenance

Attracts -Bees, butterflies

Tamil -Seemai alli

Hindi -Daliya

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty Flower Show 2014, Govt. Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

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