Dahlia 'Early Bird' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1966
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Rocky River
ADS Classification Code: 3013

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

Plant Events from our members
dragonfetti On March 21, 2015 Transplanted
24 to pots
dragonfetti On March 14, 2015 Seeds germinated
dragonfetti On March 10, 2015 Seeds sown
In 'Q' container with vermiculite.
dragonfetti On December 9, 2014 Obtained plant
Received from Eden Brothers for sowing spring 2015.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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