Botanical name: Dahlia 'Christine'
Other names: Dahlia 'Christine', Small-flowered waterlily dahlia 'Christine'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Christine' _ 'Christine' is an upright, bushy, clump-forming, tuberous perennial with pinnate, toothed, dark green leaves and, in summer and autumn, strong stems bearing fully double, pink flowers with cream to pale yellow centres.
Dahlia 'Christine' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink in Summer; Pink in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Upright
Diseases: May also be susceptible to viruses and fungal rots.
Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. Cut to near ground level in autumn before lifting and storing tubers for winter.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Dahlia 'Christine' (Dahlia 'Christine') will reach a height of 1.2m and a spread of 0.6m 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. Stake if required. Water freely in dry periods. Lift and store tubers in autumn. Pinching out stem tips is usually not necessary with this cultivar.
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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