Mi wong dahlia | Dahlia hybrida

Mi wong dahlia

Common Name : Mi wong dahlia, Dahlia Mi Wong Botanical Name : Dahlia x hybrida Family : Asteraceae

Mi wong dahlia

Order - Asterales

Subfamily - Asteroideae

Genus - Dahlia

Cultivar Name - Mi Wong

Origin / Native - Mexico, colombia, central america

Category - Pom Pon Dahlia, Tuberous rooted, bushy herb/forb

Type - Perennial

Height - 3 feet to 6 feet tall

Propagation - Seeds, tubers

Flowers - Small, fully double, showy, white with pink bordered petals, 2 to 2.5 inches wide blooms

Foliage - Simple, deciduous, green, pinnate-shaped, with strong, sturdy stems

Special Feature - Deer, Soil tolerant

Growth Rate - Fast

Good For - Home garden, cottage garden, vase, beds, cut flower, container, shows, bouquets, borders, landscape designs, Patio, pots

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

Attracts -Bees, butterflies

Tamil -Seemai alli

Hindi -Daliya

Mi wong dahlia flower-Side view[petals arrangement]
Mi wong dahlia flower-Side view

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


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