PlantsDahliasDahlia 'Colorado Classic'

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Year Introduced: 2001
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Cook, C
ADS Classification Code: 3113
ADS Ribbons: 37

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

The white blooms in the background are hydrangea Limelight.

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Location: Dahlia garden - full sun - zone 7Date: 2013-09-16The white blooms in the background are hydrangea Limelight.
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Location: Northeast, OhioDate: 2019-09-08
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Location: Northeast, OhioDate: 2018-09-17
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Location: National Botanic Garden of LatviaDate: 2013-09-27
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-08-24
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-0827
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-0926
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-09-26
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Location: Terrace garden left side.Date: 2009-1029
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Location: NW WIDate: 2017-09-24
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Date: 2011-09-20Courtesy Alpha Dahlias
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Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
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Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What's everyone been buying for dahlias in 2021? by ScarletTricycle Jan 16, 2021 12:59 PM 44
2020 Dahlia Season by SulliO Feb 25, 2021 8:08 AM 1,355
For the love of Dahlia's - why not? by Maryl Sep 29, 2019 4:45 AM 8
2019 Dahlias by pirl Dec 14, 2019 8:45 AM 827
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 21, 2019 7:25 PM 789
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Anyone ordering yet? by pirl Feb 27, 2014 10:11 PM 22
What are your best bloomers?? by virginiarose Jan 19, 2014 5:33 PM 52

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