Dahlia 'Black Beauty' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Water Lily (WL)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1962
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Geerlings
ADS Classification Code: 7307

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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Comments:
Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jul 22, 2012 2:04 PM

Awarded the prestigious Fleuroselect Novelty Award (Europe).
Well-branched mid-height plant. Works well in pots. Seemingly black flowers are a unique dark mahogany red.

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