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CITRON DE CAP - Item #446

Citron Du Cap - Item #446

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Order August 1st for Spring 2021 Delivery

Product Description

CITRON DU CAP (BLC) Introduced in 2001. Big, beautiful 7" blooms of the most delicate yellow with a dusting of rose blush over the petal tips. the blooms are as deep as they are wide. Heavily lacinated petals give the flowers an extremely lacey appearance, which can be striking in arrangements as well as in the garden. Although the 4' plant produces enough stems to cut and has long lasting flowers, it is better suited for exhibition and should win lots of ribbons. Should do well in exhibition. Recommended as a cut flower.

** This product ships in the Spring.

Product Reviews

(11 Ratings, 6 Reviews) Average Rating:
Marisa V Vande Velde (Portland, OR) 10/28/2018 2:40 PM
Beautiful, creamy yellowish pink, turning cheerful lemonade. 6 ft plant, VERY prolific.
Beautiful tall plant and fun flower
Jennifer Sheridan (Port Angeles, WA) 11/5/2017 11:53 AM
I planted this one very late, June 6, in a pot, it sprouted June 29 and first bloom Oct 6. I planted in a spot that got not much more than 6 hours of sun in summer. This plant got just under 5 feet tall. The initial blooms were just plain yellow white. As the weather got cooler (down in the mid 50's) the blooms have turned the most beautiful palest shade of rose pink. I absolutely love it! It still has a 1/2 dozen blooms left, so I brought it in to the garage 5 days ago under a plant light so I could harvest the rest of the blooms :) This dahlia was very hardy for living in a pot with barely adequate sunlight and making it into the cooler weather. I look forward to growing it next year with an earlier start.
Early bloomer
Tiffan Chilcott Wong (Katy, TX) 6/23/2016 7:47 AM
This little guy was one of the first to sprout, first to put buds, and has a solid month over all the other dahlias I've planted this season. In Texas Zone 9a, lots of rain, bloom was set in early June. WOW!
Beautiful blooms, weak stems
Evelyn Rauscher (New Haven, CT) 4/29/2015 10:25 AM
I bought this dahlia 3 years ago & have enjoyed this flower in many bouquets. In my garden, the tips turn lavender, not rose and I agree with a previous reviewer that the lacinated petals make for a dramatic addition. The problem is in the many offshoots that also produce flowers. They break very easily in winds over 15 mph which is common along the coast here in the Northeast. My solution after 3 years of frustration was to put a tomato cage around this plant after it reached 1 1/2 feet. This solved our problem but not after losing 3-4 stems to winds that the other dahlias easily tolerated. I have divided this dahlia, sharing with friends and family & have warned them about the stems. We'll see what happens by summers' end. Good Gardening!
Great dahlia
Lucy Dean (Creston, OH) 6/8/2013 5:02 PM
Citron is a very close runner-up to Hissy Fitz as my favorite yellow. I actually prefer Citron's color, but in my experience,Hissy has been more prolific.