Dahlia Water lily growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Dahlia also known as Water lilies Dahlias, Dahlia Water lily is perennial deciduous plant that used as ornamental plant and also as cut flower, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert, temperate, tropics climate and grow in hardiness zone of 8-11, if the tubers take outside of the soil it can grow in the winter in hardiness zone of 2-7 and 12+.

Leaves color green the shape can be elliptic to lanceolate or deeply lobed the edge can be serrated, leaves organized in pinnate growth.

Dahlia Water lily flower

Flower color can be: red, orange, peach, pink, purple, yellow and white or can be more than one color on the flowers multi petals in the base in the middle of the flowers there are multi petals that create flower that resemble to water lily, petals shape oval and create circles.

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Requirements for Dahlia Water lily growing and care:

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?
Plant / Tuber

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, in order to get specific cultivar

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Rotten bulb, nitrogen cause problem with the flowers

Recommended planting season?
Spring / in cold place mid spring

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, snail, slugs

Pruning season:
Winter

How to prune:
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

Size of the plant?
0.3-1.5 m, sometimes can be more

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Flower in that resemble to water lily flowers color can be: red, orange, peach, pink, purple, yellow and white or can be more than one color on the flowers, flower flat or multi petals in the base in the middle of the flowers there are multi petals, petals shape oval and create circles

Vegetative Reproduction

Vegetative Reproduction Method:
Bulbs

Preferred time for vegetative reproduction:
Spring

Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction:
1-2 weeks

Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Same treatment as grown plant

Scientific name:

Dahlia

Blooming Seasons

Flower Colors

Climate

Ornamental parts

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