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Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Pink (PK)
Year Introduced: 1975
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Hybridizer or Originator: Richards
ADS Classification Code: 3110

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 36-48 inches
Plant Spread: 18-24 inches
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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Celebrating Dahlias!Celebrating Dahlias!
By dave on September 26, 2015

We open the Dahlias Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Posted by 4susiesjoy (Leonard, Minnesota - Zone 3b) on Sep 13, 2014 6:19 AM

This is one of my earliest blooming dahlias' every year. Its blooms are about 5 inches and it grows to about 4 and 1/2 feet tall. It is a prolific bloomer and holds up well in arrangements.

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Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183

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