Dahlia 'First Love' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Single (S)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1971
Country of Origin: Not Known
Hybridizer or Originator: Purcell
ADS Classification Code: 9613

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Can anyone id this one? by mistyfog Sep 20, 2017 10:13 PM 2
Houseplant Dahlias by Agoo Jun 15, 2017 10:34 AM 2
Selling your extra dahlias. by CLC70 May 28, 2017 1:00 PM 3
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Please Help With Dahlias Problems by kousa Aug 29, 2016 5:51 AM 14
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Dark Foliage Dahlias by clintbrown Jun 8, 2016 1:20 PM 12
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
Dahlia sellers/traders on ATP by scflowers Dec 21, 2015 6:24 AM 39
Hello! Absolutely New Dahlia Addict Introducing Herself.... by LizinElizabeth Apr 16, 2016 10:00 AM 40
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Feed dahlias by profesora Aug 3, 2015 12:33 PM 7
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
2014 dahlia season has begun by soilsandup Nov 25, 2014 6:17 PM 102
Anybody want free dahlias? St Patricks day daw. by Cantillon Aug 11, 2014 3:42 PM 43
starter suggestions by Lavanda Mar 9, 2014 1:06 PM 30
Anyone ordering yet? by pirl Feb 27, 2014 10:11 PM 22

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