Dahlia 'B J Beauty' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: White (W)
Year Introduced: 1977
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Hybridizer or Originator: Clarke
ADS Classification Code: 2101

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)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Will not come true from seed
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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Stake the DahliasStake the Dahlias
September 29, 2015

I grew up loving wildflowers, their little blooms, their foliage, their purpose in life. They seemed to grow and bloom with absolutely no care or attention. I discovered quite early that none of that was true for my mother's prized dahlias. They had to be staked and tied and needed daily care. I wasn't very fond of a plant whose bloom was too heavy for the stalk it grew on.

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Let's get critical... by frankrichards16 Oct 13, 2018 6:10 PM 2
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2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 21, 2018 6:14 PM 665
Can you identify this dahlia? by keycolony Aug 26, 2017 5:44 AM 3
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
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What's your top 5 pick for 2016? by CLC70 Feb 18, 2017 1:59 PM 11
Two favorites for 2016 by frankrichards16 Nov 16, 2016 11:53 AM 8
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
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Sad to see them go by designerdonna Oct 21, 2015 8:28 PM 10
The party's over (in Michigan) by frankrichards16 Oct 25, 2015 11:02 AM 32

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