Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Color: Orange (OR)
Pink (PK)
Red (R)
White (W)
Yellow (Y)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 12-15 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1975 National

Common names
  • Dahlia
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Dahlia pinnata
  • Synonym: Dahlia variabilis

Photo Gallery

Date: 2020-08-25
Location: Mentor on the Lake
Date: 2018-08-16
Bee in the pink

 Photo Courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. Used with permissi
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location:  Bronx NY
Date: 2016-09-04
In shade.

Credit: Fleuroselect, used with permission
Location: western Oregon
Date: 2016-01-02

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