Dinner Plate Dahlia 'Seattle'
Seattle is a variety of Dinner Plate Dahlia which is a member of the Dahlia family. Its botanical name is Dahlia pinnata 'Seattle'. Seattle grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Seattle is known for growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (that's 2.93 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.
Mexico is believed to be where Seattle originates from.
Seattle Dinner Plate Dahlia is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Dinner Plate Dahlia 'Seattle'
In zones below 8, dig and store tubers after first hard frost.Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Seattle is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.
Growing Seattle from seed
Do not exclude light.Sow 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Seattle about 60 days before your last frost date.
Prefers full sun.Seattle is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Seattle about 0 days after your last frost date.
Dinner Plate Dahlia 'Seattle' information
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Named for 18th century Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.
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