Dahlia 'Dee' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Straight Cactus (C)
Color: Lavender (L)
Year Introduced: 1989
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Redd
ADS Classification Code: 1308

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

Dahlias:  Dos And Don'tsDahlias: Dos And Don'ts
October 1, 2015

My love for dahlias got off to a really slow start. I much preferred soil beneath my fingernails than for those same nails to be blackened by bruises from driving dahlia stakes into the ground. And the truth was, dahlias had no other purpose on earth than to stand around looking totally tall and beautiful. I liked plants that had a reason for being, like tomatoes. Now there was a plant worth growing even if it did need to be staked.

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Can anyone put a name to this Dahlia? by TreeClimber Dec 31, 2018 11:53 AM 7
Digging & Storing Dahlias, 2018 by frankrichards16 Dec 5, 2018 8:26 PM 2
Watering practices for Dahlias by ErinGerg Jun 28, 2018 11:44 AM 3
Animal who cuts leaves? by A1y55a Jun 4, 2018 5:48 PM 3
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jan 11, 2019 12:15 PM 752
Small dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 31, 2017 9:55 AM 10
Stooling Dahlias by islander Jul 12, 2017 8:54 PM 14
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
Can anyone help with id'ing this dahlia please by signet Oct 29, 2016 8:16 PM 7
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jul 18, 2018 3:44 PM 53
Need help by telkins200 Jun 16, 2016 9:35 AM 11
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Dec 23, 2018 10:34 PM 254
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504

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