Dahlia 'Big Red' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Red (R)
Year Introduced: 1986
Country of Origin: Unknown
Hybridizer or Originator: Unknown
ADS Classification Code: 2006

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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What are favorite dahlias by MargieNY Feb 21, 2018 12:17 AM 10
Staking Dahlia's by MargieNY Feb 18, 2018 8:55 AM 42
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
Two favorites for 2016 by frankrichards16 Nov 16, 2016 11:53 AM 8
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
My favorite dahlia is.... by frankrichards16 Apr 16, 2016 9:50 AM 17
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
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Amending the soil in my dahlia bed. Any ideas? by CLC70 Nov 29, 2015 8:06 AM 5
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
preparing dahlias for winter by davidsevit Nov 13, 2015 11:10 AM 23
Hello! Absolutely New Dahlia Addict Introducing Herself.... by LizinElizabeth Apr 16, 2016 10:00 AM 40
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Our Dahlias were attacked last night!! by riverman123 May 16, 2015 1:52 PM 9
Planted our Dahlias this evening! by riverman123 May 15, 2015 9:19 AM 21

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