PlantsDahliasDahlia 'Show 'n' Tell'

Common names:
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Also sold as:
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Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Laciniated (V)
Color: Bicolor (BI)
Red (R)
Yellow (Y)
Year Introduced: 1985
Country of Origin: USA
Hybridizer or Originator: Almand
ADS Classification Code: 1513
ADS Ribbons: 75
ADS Medals: H

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Petals are predominantly red with yellow tips
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Inflorescence Height: 4 feet
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


Photo gallery:
Date: 2015-09-26
By Paul2032
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Location: Northeast, OhioDate: 2019-09-24
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Location: -Tasmania 2014Date: 2020-03-14
By gwhizz
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Date: 2015-09-26
By Paul2032
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Location: Castlegar BCDate: July 29 2019Opens a bit garish but fades beautifully, this is an older flower
By KatEnns
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Date: 2015-09-26
By Paul2032
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Date: 2014-09-13
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Date: 2014-09-13
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Photo courtesy of Corralitos Gardens
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Date: 2011-09-24Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
By vic
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Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
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Photo Courtesy of Longfield Gardens. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2021 Dahlia Season by ScarletTricycle Apr 13, 2021 7:42 AM 515
Need help identifying by ScarletTricycle Jun 11, 2020 8:46 AM 5
2020 Dahlia Season by SulliO Feb 25, 2021 8:08 AM 1,355
Share images and information on Laciniated Dahlias by TreeClimber Dec 7, 2019 9:18 PM 4
2019 Dahlias by pirl Dec 14, 2019 8:45 AM 827
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 21, 2019 7:25 PM 789
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
A Dahlia Show by Paul2032 Oct 2, 2015 9:23 AM 11
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
Dahlias! by crittergarden Oct 31, 2013 10:37 AM 59

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