Dahlia 'Active' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Miniature (M): up to 4 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Red (R)
Year Introduced: 1976
Country of Origin: Unknown
Hybridizer or Originator: Unknown
ADS Classification Code: 4206

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

Celebrating Dahlias!Celebrating Dahlias!
September 26, 2015

We open the Dahlias Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Good supplier for latest introductions? by frankrichards16 Dec 28, 2017 6:55 PM 4
Small dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 31, 2017 9:55 AM 10
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Dahlia ID by cats1 Jul 11, 2016 10:12 AM 8
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Do you seem to gravitate towards a certain classification? by Kabby Feb 11, 2015 7:48 AM 32
Any interest in trading tubers? by mandolls May 26, 2016 11:56 PM 40
Utah Dahlia Society 2014 by Paul2032 Oct 29, 2014 12:38 PM 7
A la Mode & All That Jazz by frankrichards16 Oct 1, 2014 4:30 PM 7
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
What are your best bloomers?? by virginiarose Jan 19, 2014 5:33 PM 52
Dahlias at the Utah State Fair by Paul2032 Dec 3, 2013 8:05 PM 5

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