A charming choice, ‘Pooh’ has orange-red petals with gold and lemon-colored petal-like sepals. Plant this dahlia toward the back in a border, where its small flowers on tall stalks will be sure to stand out. -Alastair Gunn, Dahlias that deliver, Fine Gardening issue #121
Noteworthy Characteristics3.5-inch-wide, orange and yellow flowers.
CareProvide full sun, except in the South, where some shade is preferred, and well-drained soil. Pinching off the first flower bud promotes a bushier plant. Use strong stakes, placing the first one into the hole at planting time. Deadhead regularly.
PropagationDivision in spring is preferred. Use a sharp knife to sever tubers ensuring that each division has at least one eye
ProblemsSlugs, snails, rabbits, earwigs, aphids.
- Genus : Dahlia
- Zones : 10, 11, 9
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Early Summer, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow