Dahlia 'Allen H' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Ball (BA): over 3.5 inches in diameter.
Form: Ball (BA)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Pink (PK)
Year Introduced: 1944
Country of Origin: Unknown
Hybridizer or Originator: Unknown
ADS Classification Code: 6010

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

Dahlias:  Dos And Don'tsDahlias: Dos And Don'ts
October 1, 2015

My love for dahlias got off to a really slow start. I much preferred soil beneath my fingernails than for those same nails to be blackened by bruises from driving dahlia stakes into the ground. And the truth was, dahlias had no other purpose on earth than to stand around looking totally tall and beautiful. I liked plants that had a reason for being, like tomatoes. Now there was a plant worth growing even if it did need to be staked.

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