Dahlia ‘Alfred Grille’ is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with large salmon-pink, elongated petals blending to yellow toward their center. The flowers are as large as 6-8 in. wide [15–20 cm]. This Dahlia belongs to the Cactus classification.
Dahlia is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. A member of the Asteraceae [or Compositae], dicotyledonous plants, related species include the sunflower, daisy, chrysanthemum and zinnia. There are 42 species of dahlia, with hybrids commonly grown as garden plants. Flower forms are variable, with one head per stem; these can be as small as 2 in [5.1 cm] diameter or up to 1 ft [30 cm] or “dinner plate”.