Dahlia 'Art Act' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Purple (PR)
Variegated (V)
Year Introduced: 1970
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Bruidegom
ADS Classification Code: 3114

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
Fragrant dahlias? by hampartsum Apr 30, 2016 10:49 AM 6
Stunted growth in dahlias by hampartsum Jan 11, 2016 2:37 PM 6
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
new baby is UP... by muffin Jan 3, 2016 6:09 PM 2
Growing Tall/Cutting type Dahlias in Pots/Containers by HoosierHarvester Oct 5, 2017 2:56 PM 13
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
Winter Dreams by Oberon46 Nov 1, 2015 5:33 PM 4
Does anyone grow dahlia in zone 8? by Deebie Nov 15, 2015 6:58 PM 6
preparing dahlias for winter by davidsevit Nov 13, 2015 11:10 AM 23
A Dahlia Show by Paul2032 Oct 2, 2015 9:23 AM 11
Some Kind of Blight by jenniferatemple Sep 12, 2015 6:36 PM 4
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85

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