Dahlia Peony growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Dahlia also known as Peony Dahlias, Dahlia Peony is perennial deciduous used as cut flower ornamental plant, can grow in tropics, subtropics, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate.
Leaves color green the shape can be elliptic to lanceolate or deeply lobed the edge can be serrated, leaves organized in pinnate growth.
Flower color can be: red, orange, peach, pink, purple, yellow and white or can be more than one color, the flowers multi petals the petals that create flower that resemble to peony, petals shape oval.
Requirements for growing Dahlia Peony:
In cold area to take the bulb in the winter out of the ground, well drain soil,
What is the best way to start growing Dahlia Peony:
Plant / Tuber / Bulb
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Dahlia Peony?
Yes, in order to get specific cultivar
Difficulties/Problems with growing Dahlia Peony:
Rotten bulb, nitrogen cause problem with the flowers
When is the best time to plant a Dahlia Peony plant:
Spring / in cold place mid spring
Pests and diseases in Dahlia Peony:
Aphids, snail, slugs
When is the best time to prune a Dahlia Peony plant?
How to prune a Dahlia Peony:
In the end of the season in cold area to cut all the leaves and pull the bulb, in warm place just to cut the dead flowers and leaves
What is the size of a Dahlia Peony plant?
0.3-1.5 m, sometimes can be more
Growth speed in Dahlia Peony:
Dahlia Peony Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Dahlia Peony:
It is possible to grow Dahlia Peony indoor?
Growing Dahlia Peony is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Dahlia Peony bloom?
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Flower in that resemble to Peony flowers color can be: red, orange, peach, pink, purple, yellow and white or can be more than one color, the flowers multi petals, petals shape oval.