Dahlia 'Big Ten' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Giant (AA): over 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Red (R)
Year Introduced: 1963
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Johnson, S
ADS Classification Code: 106

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
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Sep 18, 2018 1:11 PM 567
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Storing your dahlias. How do you do it? by CLC70 Nov 2, 2016 6:36 PM 15
Please Help With Dahlias Problems by kousa Aug 29, 2016 5:51 AM 14
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
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Growing Tall/Cutting type Dahlias in Pots/Containers by HoosierHarvester Oct 5, 2017 2:56 PM 13
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
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
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
Planted our Dahlias this evening! by riverman123 May 15, 2015 9:19 AM 21
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88

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