PlantsDahliasDahlia 'Bahama Mama'

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Year Introduced: 2006
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Gitts, N
ADS Classification Code: 3113

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Dahlia garden - full sun - zone 7Date: 2018-10-06
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Location: Dahlia garden - full sun - zone 7Date: 2018-10-06Excellent plant. Loaded with blooms.
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Location: Compost bin.Date: 2018-09-13I put any iffy tubers in two of the compost bins and they delight
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Location: The Park (full sun)Date: 2016-11-04Big blooms on a big plant.
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Date: 2011-09-21Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
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Photo courtesy of Swan Island Dahlias. Used with permission.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What's everyone been buying for dahlias in 2021? by ScarletTricycle Jan 16, 2021 12:59 PM 44
Size of Dahlia flowers for cut flowers by guyloup Oct 13, 2019 2:20 PM 3
2020 shopping yet? by pirl May 15, 2020 3:17 PM 63
For the love of Dahlia's - why not? by Maryl Sep 29, 2019 4:45 AM 8
2019 Dahlias by pirl Dec 14, 2019 8:45 AM 827
What are favorite dahlias by MargieNY Feb 26, 2018 7:03 AM 12
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 21, 2019 7:25 PM 789
How well do tomato cages work as dahlia supports? by pirl Feb 10, 2017 11:36 AM 5
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 Dec 23, 2018 10:34 PM 254
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Anyone ordering yet? by pirl Feb 27, 2014 10:11 PM 22
Dahlias I'm getting for 2014... post yours by GordonHawk Jan 11, 2014 4:11 PM 48

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