dahlias color fading

crazyoneMay 15, 2006

i too am having a color fading issue, i potted up my dark red dahliettas and after a few days they have faded to orange.. any ideas?? what can i do to get them back the dark red i bought them as?

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jroot(5A Ont. Canada (near Guelph))

It may be a cold weather issue, or too much rain, and not enough heat. In proper growing conditions ( over a reasonable time period) they should always revert back to their original genetic form and show their true colours.

Soil conditions may be another factor. See what happens with hydrangeas.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2006 at 3:28PM
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