Dahlia 'Bright Eyes' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Miniature (M): up to 4 inches in diameter.
Form: Single (S)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Pink (PK)
Purple (PR)
Yellow (Y)
Year Introduced: 1981
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Gill
ADS Classification Code: 9609

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
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Pink, purple, and yellow
Other: fuchsia pink at the tips and creamy yellow at the base, split about 50-50
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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