Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Giant (AA): over 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1962
Country of Origin: Australia
Hybridizer or Originator: Baynes
ADS Classification Code: 109
ADS Ribbons: 15

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-4 feet
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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Common names
  • Dahlia
  • Decorative Dahlia

Photo Gallery
Location: Nelson New Zealand 
Date: 2022-02-17
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, Michigan
Date: 2019-10-05
As buds start to open, you get a view of the striped undersides o
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, Michigan
Date: 2019-10-10
Typical side-facing bloom of Emory Paul
Location: Northeast, Ohio
Date: 2017-09-19
Location: elkhorn, ne
Date: 2021-10-08
Location: Summer Dreams Farm, Ortonville, Michigan
Date: 2018-09-08
Location: Summer Dreams Farm, Ortonville, Michigan
Date: 2018-09-08

Date: 2015-09-26
Location: Happy Dahlia Farm, Petaluma CA

Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
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Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
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Photo courtesy of Corralitos Gardens
Location: Happy Dahlia Farm, Petaluma CA
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2016-07-15
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2016-07-15
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2016-07-15
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2016-07-15

Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
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Not growing, no visible bud or growth
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