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Dahlia merckii 'Edith Eddleman'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Dahlia merckii Edith Eddleman

Dahlia

Item #: 5580

Zones: 7b to 9b, at least

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Mexico

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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This Heronswood selection of the Mexican D. merckii is a particularly nice, dark mauve-flowered (RHS 82B) selection, named after our friend and NC garden designer Edith Eddleman, who spotted it in a group of seedlings at Heronswood. The cosmos-like, green foliage makes a 2' wide clump, topped from spring until fall with 2" flowers.

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