Dahlia 'Hard Times' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Dark Pink (DP
Year Introduced: 1969
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Traff
ADS Classification Code: 2205

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
Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
What's your top 5 pick for 2016? by CLC70 Feb 18, 2017 1:59 PM 11
please help with over wintering s potted dahlia by Agoo Oct 25, 2016 3:29 PM 1
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jun 20, 2018 8:45 PM 51
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43
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
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
Storing Dahlia tuber indoors? by keithp2012 Aug 27, 2014 10:09 AM 20
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
Dahlias! by crittergarden Oct 31, 2013 10:37 AM 59

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