Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Year Introduced: 1998
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Gitts, N
ADS Classification Code: 3010

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 feet
Plant Spread: 18 - 20 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: White with lavender / purple edging
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Tuber
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
  • Formal Decorative Dahlia

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Uploaded by Lucichar
Uploaded by mandolls
Location: Omaha, NE
Date: September 2017
Location: Omaha, NE
Date: 2019-10-11
Location: Oceanside, California 
Date: 2020-07-19
My backyard
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, Michigan
Date: 2019-08-15
Midnight Moon dahlia  A young bloom still in the process of openi
Location: Brown City, MI
Date: 2019-09-15
Location: Dahlia Hill, Midland, Michigan
Date: 2019-08-15
Midnight Moon dahlia  Dahlia Hill, Midland, MichiganTaken August

Date: 2011-08-31

Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2010-07-27
Location: Brown City, MI
Date: 2019-09-04
Variation of color, can be almost completely white.
Plant Events from our members
dnrevel On November 24, 2023 Maintenance performed
Dug up a descent sized dahlia clump by the Star Magnolia and another from the end of the new Sunflower row garden on a cold day . In process for preparing for storage, overwintering.
dnrevel On July 21, 2023 Bloomed
Bloomed at Johnson Project Grow dahlia garden.
dnrevel On June 30, 2023 Transplanted
G. transplanted the last remaining dahlias including several of these.
dnrevel On June 13, 2023 Transplanted
Planted two sprouted plants in front yard garden near the Star Magnolia and next to a Cafe au Lait dahlia.
dnrevel On May 31, 2023 Transplanted
Successfully divided and grew 4-5 of this plant (after identifying it) in 2023. Transplanted (planted sprouted plants) at PG Johnson in the north fence row, somewhat in the middle.)
dnrevel On April 29, 2023 Potted up
Potting up in the greenhouse and growing both there and indoors in the basement until sprouts are spotted.
dnrevel On August 29, 2022 Bloomed
New bloom. Identified with help from Facebook dahlia fans
dnrevel On August 6, 2022 Bloomed
New dahlia from Marcella. Beautiful small dahlia. Gorgeous in arrangements with Thomas Edison.
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