Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1993
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Senior, M
ADS Classification Code: 1107
ADS Ribbons: 149
ADS Medals: DHJ

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
Child plants: one child plant

Common names
  • Dahlia
  • Informal Decorative Dahlia
  • Large Decorative Dahlia

Photo Gallery
Location: -Tasmania 2014
Location: NW WI
Date: summer 2015
Location: Grantville, Georgia
Date: 2015-09-26
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, MI
Date: 2019-09-05
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, Michigan
Date: 2018-09-08
Spartacus looks great when surrounded by lighter colored blooms,
Location: Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo, Ohio
Date: 2019-10-04
Spartacus dahlia
Location: NW Wisconsin
Date: 2022-08-08
Location: Latvia University Botanical  gardens Riga
Date: 2018-09-11

Date: 2011-09-20
Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Grantville, Georgia
Date: 2015-09-29

Date: 2014-09-09
Location: NW Wisconsin
Date: 2022-09-03
Photo by frankrichards16

Date: 2015-09-26

Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2009-08-07
Photo by frankrichards16
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, MI
Date: 2019-09-05
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, MI
Date: 2019-09-05

Date: 2011-08-01

Date: 2011-09-07

Date: 2009-08-11

Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Daliah Hill, Midland Michigan
Location: Winlock WA.
Date: July 2016

Date: 2013-08-14

Date: 2011-08-23
Photo by frankrichards16

Photo courtesy of Swan Island Dahlias

Date: 2013-08-20
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