Dahlia 'Happy First' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Flame Blend (FL)
Year Introduced: 1972
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Bruidegom
ADS Classification Code: 2212

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
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2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jul 18, 2018 1:27 PM 300
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Dark Foliage Dahlias by clintbrown Jun 8, 2016 1:20 PM 12
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88
Do you plant dahlia varieties in multiple numbers? by pirl Mar 7, 2015 11:13 AM 36
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
What are your best bloomers?? by virginiarose Jan 19, 2014 5:33 PM 52

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