Dahlia City Lights Purple has gorgeous velvety, deep magenta and purple flowers on compact plants with rich burgundy foliage.
The Dahlia City Lights series offers burgundy-leaved cultivars with stunning double flowers in a range of colours on compact plants to 18 in. high. City Lights Purple has gorgeous velvety, deep magenta and purple flowers. Dahlia are hardy to the winter temperatures of coastal BC but not to the winter wet. Grow outside in locations that are dry in winter or lift and store in a cool, dry location indoors like everyone else does.
Common Name: Dahlia
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-11
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Native to Mexico, where they grow in sharply draining uplands and mountains characterized as "pine-oak woodland" that does not experience frost.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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