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Dahlias are perennials that develop large tuberous roots to store food for the next growing season.
Well drained fertile soil, not heat tolerant, prefers cool nights.
They are closely related to chrysanthemums, daisiers, marigolds, zinnias and dandelions.
Spotted on Aug 14, 2009
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013