Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Bicolor (BI)
Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1955
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Scott
ADS Classification Code: 2015

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Dahlia
  • Formal Decorative Dahlia

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Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: Summer 2016
Location: The Park
Date: 2014-0830
Location: My Garden
Date: 2012-09-13
Location: Mentor on the Lake
Date: 2018-09-04
Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Date: 2018-10-05
Location: WA
Date: Summer
I love the variation, sometimes it is more white and sometimes it
Location: Van Buren, MO
Date: 2017-06-07
Location: The Park
Date: 2014-0830
Location: Van Buren, MO
Date: 2017-06-09
Night time flash photo.
Location: The Park
Date: 2014-0830
Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Date: 2018-10-05
Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2018-01-10
Photo by DancingGenes

Box store purchase

photo credit: Mark Twyning
Location: The Park
Date: 2014-09-20
Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Date: 2019-11-02
Last bloom of the year
Location: Inside
Date: 2013-07-28
(first photo posted to ATP...bear with me!)

Date: 2011-08-30
Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
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Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: 2016-07-03
Location: The Park
Date: 2014-0830
Location: The Park
Date: 2014-0830
Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: 2017-10-15
Location: Wilmington, Delaware USA
Date: 2018-10-02
Photo by AFlowerChild

Date: 2016-09-16
Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: May 29, 2017
Young Dahlia - will be staked tomorrow!
Location: Flowery Branch, GA
Date: 2017-07-16

Date: 2009-08-17

Date: 2008-07-30
Location: Windsor/Detroit
Date: 2016-07-16
Dahlia "Duet".  Grown on patio, facing northwest, July blooming a

Photo courtesy of Corralitos Gardens
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