Decorative Dahlia (Dahlia 'Lady Darlene') in the Dahlias Database

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Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Red (R)
Yellow (Y)
Year Introduced: 1984
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Gru-I-1
ADS Classification Code: 2012
ADS Ribbons: 21

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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Location: Halls of Heddon nursery, Northumberland, UKDate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Dahlia garden - full sun - zone 7Date: 2018-10-17Grew past four feet this year but not in previous years.
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Location: Halls of Heddon nursery, Northumberland, UKDate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Lily fence - full sunDate: 2008-0826
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Location: Harrogate Autumn Flower show, YorkshireDate: 2018-09-15
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Location: The Park, full sun.Date: 2016-09-17
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-06-17In the process of being planted.
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-06-17
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-06-17
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Photo Courtesy of Longfield Gardens. Used with Permission
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Comments:
Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Dec 2, 2013 8:10 PM

Much more beautiful than the picture shows it to be.

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