Mystic Sparkler Dahlia
Dahlia variabilis 'Mystic Sparkler' PP #28,741
Water regularly - twice-weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||DAHL-ya var-ee-AH-bil-iss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 30 in. tall, 20 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer to Fall|
|Design Ideas||These beauties are set apart from other Dahlia varieties by their fashionable filigreed deep mahogany to black foliage topped with vivid blooms. Group multiple containers to accent an entrance or create a colorful focal point on patio or deck, or arrange containers around the base of a taller potted specimen such as a palm or small tree to create a layered look. Use as an accent in mixed perennial borders, or plant in masses to create a wide swath of dramatic color.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded, Upright|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Accent|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - twice-weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
Grows easily in enriched, well-drained soil. Water regularly; keep soil evenly moist but not soggy. Clip faded flowers to extend blooming. Feed monthly during growing season. Perennial in frost-free climates; treat as an annual elsewhere.
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