When to Plant Dahlia

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Known as a tender perennial, Dahlias are best planted in April or May in temperatures around 60 degrees. They do best in sunny well-drained areas.

Keywords: tender perennial, dahlia, perennial dahlia

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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.

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