Dahlia 'Hot Number' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Orange (OR)
Year Introduced: 1970
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Bruidegom
ADS Classification Code: 2103

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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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
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
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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