Dahlia 'Chris' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Water Lily (WL)
Color: Dark Pink (DP
Year Introduced: 1986
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Canning, D
ADS Classification Code: 7305

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

Root Cellars and Bright City LightsRoot Cellars and Bright City Lights
November 14, 2012

The last time I made my way out of the darkness of a root cellar was in 1952 and I vowed then I'd never return. So why is it that now, 60 years later, I'm longing for a root cellar?

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Anyone buying dahlias in stores yet? by pirl Mar 21, 2015 10:24 AM 36
Growing dahlias from cuttings of the mother plant by pirl Mar 10, 2014 7:53 AM 15
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End of Dahlia Season in Michigan by frankrichards16 Dec 8, 2013 5:04 PM 20

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