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Botanical name: Dahlia 'Bonesta'
Other names: Dahlia 'Bonesta'
Variety or cultivar: 'Bonesta' _ 'Bonesta' is a tuberous perennial with divided, green foliage and pink and white flowers in summer and autumn.
Dahlia 'Bonesta' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Pink in Summer; Pink, White in Autumn
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Erect
Diseases: May also be susceptible to viruses and fungal rots.
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut to near ground level in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Dahlia 'Bonesta' (Dahlia 'Bonesta') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging
Cultivation: Grow in a fertile, humus-rich well-drained soil in full sun. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy plants. Stake if required. Water freely in dry periods. Lift and store tubers in autumn.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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