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GITTS ATTENTION - Item #190

Gitts Attention - Item #190

Item Number:
190
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$6.95

Product Description

GITTS ATTENTION (BBID) Introduced in 2000. This variety is a top quality exhibition flower. Beautiful 5" blooms of creamy white are exceptionally full and fimbriated at the tips of the petals. Excellent cutflower with wonderful keeping qualities as well as beautiful addition to your garden. The bush is 4' tall has great stems for cutting and makes an excellent backdrop for other varieties. A Derrill Hart Award winner! Recommended as a cut flower. Should do well in exhibition.

1999 Derrill W. Hart Award Winner. Gitts Attention received this award from the American Dahlia Society for the highest scoring BB size dahlia for new hybrids sent to North American Trial Gardens in the summer of 1999.
 
 
**This product ships in the Spring.

Product Reviews

(16 Ratings, 11 Reviews) Average Rating:
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Slow to bloom but...
karen PARIS (Hummelstown, PA) 10/28/2019 9:14 PM
Once it bloomed I was very happy with the results. 4 inch flowers, not as prolific as I had hoped but it is very pretty and has good stems. Petered out after middle of October. Nice contrast to other colors.
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Slow to bloom but...
karen PARIS (Hummelstown, PA) 10/28/2019 9:07 PM
Once it bloomed I was very happy with the results. 4 inch flowers, not as prolific as I had hoped but it is very pretty and has good stems. Petered out after middle of October. Nice contrast to other colors.
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unique
Karen Muse (Jackson, MI) 10/21/2017 11:05 AM
This plant grew about 5-1/2 feet tall, despite being pinched early in the season. The flowers started opening the second week of August. The plant was very full and bore a good number of beautiful flowers, though they do peter out late in the season. Looks nice in the garden, and some of the stems would be pretty good for cutting.
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Vigorous grower; survives abuse
Laura Y (San Diego, CA) 9/23/2017 1:26 AM
I got this variety in my May 2015 end of season sale order. I was a first time dahlia grower and my objective was to grow my dahlias out mainly for propagating additional stock in preparation for my August 2017 wedding. Well, all did not go to plan as there were house (and plant) moves and life craziness that resulted in my dahlias being moved and abused MANY times. Part of these adventures involved my first attempt at dividing tubers and taking cuttings. Of the 13 varieties I received, Gitt's Attention performed admirably in each trial. Its cuttings survived better than most. It's divisions tried to grow through the worst of conditions. Serious drought and Zone 10 heat on a giant south facing concrete patio killed almost all of my dahlias, but not all of my Gitt's Attention. I have finally stabilized their growing situation and the remaining plant is flourishing. The leaves are lush and reasonably pest and disease free in my location.
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Got my Attention!
tracy proud (central point, OR) 8/25/2017 10:52 AM
Amazingly beautiful flowers. Prolific and problem free. Couldn't be happier that I added this one to my garden.