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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.
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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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