Dahlia 'Bahama Mama' 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 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
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

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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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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How well do tomato cages work as dahlia supports? by pirl Feb 10, 2017 11:36 AM 5
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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
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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