Waterlily Dahlia (Dahlia 'Firepot') in the Dahlias Database

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Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Water Lily (WL)
Color: Flame Blend (FL)
Year Introduced: 1988
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Plumb
ADS Classification Code: 7312

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 7-21
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Plant Events from our members
Oberon46 From October 1, 2015 to January 17, 2016 Winterized
I checked out my dahlia tubers today and 'Firepot' is doing well. It looks like I have at least half dozen viable tubers. Which is great as I love this bloom
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2019 Dahlias by pirl Sep 19, 2019 6:51 AM 622
Buying tubers by MeCasa Dec 21, 2018 9:14 PM 3
flowers covered by foliage by pinkruffles Apr 27, 2018 7:39 PM 2
What are favorite dahlias by MargieNY Feb 26, 2018 7:03 AM 12
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 21, 2019 7:25 PM 789
looking for a close-enough named cultivar by Jai_Ganesha Jul 26, 2017 7:32 PM 4
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Dec 23, 2018 10:34 PM 254
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183

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