Dahlia 'Better Days' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Pink (PK)
Year Introduced: 1989
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Takeuchi
ADS Classification Code: 2010

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
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determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
Dahlia 'Purplicious', 2017 by frankrichards16 Sep 23, 2017 7:25 AM 4
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
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
Sad to see them go by designerdonna Oct 21, 2015 8:28 PM 10
Dahlia sellers/traders on ATP by scflowers Dec 21, 2015 6:24 AM 39
Hello! Absolutely New Dahlia Addict Introducing Herself.... by LizinElizabeth Apr 16, 2016 10:00 AM 40
Growers Survey - Dahlias as Cut Flowers by mandolls Mar 9, 2015 5:43 PM 8
fuzzy white mold recovery? by SRMc207 Dec 10, 2013 12:17 PM 16
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

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