Dahlia Mystic Illusion in the Dahlias Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Mystic Illusion
Cultivar name: 'Knockout'
Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Single (S)
Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Yellow (Y)
Year Introduced: 1991
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Geisert
ADS Classification Code: 2210

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 18 to 36 inches (46-91cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Tuber
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP18,339
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Comments:
Posted by Tree_climber (Brown City, MI) on Mar 12, 2014 6:42 AM

This is a fantastic plant in my zone 5 garden. The contrast of the yellow blooms and the dark (purple) foliage is amazing. Easy to grow.

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