Dahlia Doris Duke
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Dahlia 'Doris Duke'
The stunning salmon-pink flowers of this beauty look incredible in both the garden border and the vase. While plants are on the shorter side, what they lack in height, they make up for in flower production. Blooms of this variety are more weather sensitive than most, so harvest when partially open for best vase life.
Flower type: decorative
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 80-100 days
Plant spacing: 12-18”
Pinch: when plants are 12” tall
Cut when blooms are ¾ of the way open, but not overly ripe. To do this, check the back of each flower head, looking for firm and lush petals versus papery or slightly dehydrated ones. Place into water with hydrator, or sear stem ends by placing into 160-180° water and allow to cool for 1 hour. Blooms will last 5-6 days.
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