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Dahlia 'Figaro Red Shades'

Figaro™ Red Shades Dahlia

Dahlia

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This lovely dwarf variety is a prolific bloomer, producing masses of velvety red flowers for a long period beginning in mid summer; wonderful along borders or in containers; not frost hardy

Description

This lovely dwarf variety is a prolific bloomer, producing masses of velvety red flowers for a long period beginning in mid summer; wonderful along borders or in containers; not frost hardy

Landscape Attributes

Figaro™ Red Shades Dahlia is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Figaro™ Red Shades Dahlia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Figaro™ Red Shades Dahlia will grow to be about 14 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

18 inches

12 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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