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DAHLIA 'Carolina Burgundy'( DAHLINOVA® SERIES) PP13635
Carolina Burgundy Dahlia, Dahlia
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A tuberous perennial from the Dahlinova® series of dahlias, 'Carolina Burgundy' develops into a compact, freely branching, upright mounding plant. It's prized for its semi-double (extra petal) flowers with violet-magenta petals surrounding a central yellow tuft of stamens. This hybrid was developed by plant breeders in The Netherlands in 1997, as a random mutation off of another dahlia cultivar named 'Ruicaro'.
Few plants rival dahlias as everblooming bedding plants and cut flowers. These herbaceous, warm-season, tender perennials have bulbous underground tubers. Their green foliage is compound and lush. It is good to remove the spent flowers to encourage continued flower bud production up until a killing frost.
Dahlias grow best in a well-drained, fertile soil and full to partial sun. Cultivars are often grown from divisions and cuttings to preserve their unique characteristics. However, dahlias in the Dahlinova® Series may be grown from seeds. In colder regions, sow seeds after the danger of frost has passed in spring, or in the fall (or end of the summer tropical rainy season) in frost-free zones. Dahlias are cold sensitive and their tuberous roots should be lifted and overwintered indoors in a cool, dry location in regions with harsh winters.
12 - 1
8 - 11
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Bulb or Corm or Tuber
Full Sun, Partial Sun
12"-16" / 30.5cm - 40.6cm
14"-18" / 35.6cm - 45.7cm
Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Edging, Mixed Border
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