Dahlia 'Ann' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Laciniated (V)
Color: Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1979
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Tedesco
ADS Classification Code: 1509

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 in all shapes and sizesDahlias in all shapes and sizes
September 30, 2015

Most gardeners are familiar with the more common types of dahlias, the Formal & Informal Decorative, the Ball, the Single, and the Cactus, but there are other forms that get less notice.

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What do I do now?? by Bluejeanne Oct 14, 2018 11:17 AM 0
Last man standing, 2018 by frankrichards16 Apr 19, 2018 12:21 PM 1
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Good supplier for latest introductions? by frankrichards16 Dec 28, 2017 6:55 PM 4
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 15, 2018 12:09 PM 664
looking for a close-enough named cultivar by Jai_Ganesha Jul 26, 2017 7:32 PM 4
It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
If you were to choose just 3 of your Favorite, what would they be? by islander Jun 4, 2017 8:33 AM 17
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
What's your top 5 pick for 2016? by CLC70 Feb 18, 2017 1:59 PM 11
Storing your dahlias. How do you do it? by CLC70 Nov 2, 2016 6:36 PM 15
Can anyone help with id'ing this dahlia please by signet Oct 29, 2016 8:16 PM 7
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jul 18, 2018 3:44 PM 53
Dark Foliage Dahlias by clintbrown Jun 8, 2016 1:20 PM 12
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
My favorite dahlia is.... by frankrichards16 Apr 16, 2016 9:50 AM 17
Dividing dahlias-which time is best, spring or fall. by CLC70 Apr 12, 2016 7:20 AM 9
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43

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