Dahlia 'Blue Bell'

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The Dahlia is a beauitiful showy flowering plant, often used in floristry. The flowers come in all sorts of colours and are full, large and vibrant, sure to add colour to any garden. Originating from Mexico, it is now common throughout the world and there are many different and unusual varieties. Dahlias can be prone to damage from slugs and snails. They grow fast and like well-drained soil and lots of sunshine.

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 0.7 - 1
Spread [m]
  • 0.3 - 0.6
Dominant flower colour
  • Violet
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
  • Early autumn
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Green
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • basal cuttings
  • division
Growth habit
  • Compact
  • Clump-forming
  • Erect
Environment
Acidity
  • Acidic
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline
Hardiness zone
  • Z9-11
Heat zone
  • H12-1
Winter temperatures [°C]
  • -7 - 4
Heat days
  • 0 - 210
Moisture
  • well-drained
  • well-drained but frequently watered
Soil type
  • sandy
  • Clay
  • loams
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
Exposure
  • Sheltered
Usage
Standard category
  • Flowers & bulbs
  • Perennials
Grown for
  • Attractive Flowers
Creative category
  • Fast growing
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
  • Show-offs
  • Roses & classics
Garden type
  • Cottage garden
  • Containers
  • City
Garden spaces
  • Cut flowers
  • Borders
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • 1 to 2 years
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