Dahlia 'First Place' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Straight Cactus (C)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Orange (OR)
Year Introduced: 1977
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Bruidegom
ADS Classification Code: 2310

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

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Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Thomas A. Edison by gingin Jul 5, 2016 7:21 PM 6
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
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
preparing dahlias for winter by davidsevit Nov 13, 2015 11:10 AM 23
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Do you seem to gravitate towards a certain classification? by Kabby Feb 11, 2015 7:48 AM 32
Storing Dahlia tuber indoors? by keithp2012 Aug 27, 2014 10:09 AM 20
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
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

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