Dahlia 'I M D Queen' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Lavender (L)
Year Introduced: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Takeuchi
ADS Classification Code: 3008

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

An Explanation of Rose Shapes and TypesAn Explanation of Rose Shapes and Types
February 11, 2013

Roses come in an astonishing variety of shapes and sizes that can be used to complement any gardening style, from relaxed cottage gardening to more formal bedding or courtyard schemes. Few flowers can equal the rose for massed effect in the garden, but it is the individual bloom that makes it the "Queen of Flowers." These blooms come in widely diverse shapes, sizes, colors, and scents. Here are some brief descriptions of a few common flower shapes and petal counts, illustrated with photos from our ATP database.

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2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 18, 2018 9:13 PM 208
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
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
Growing Tall/Cutting type Dahlias in Pots/Containers by HoosierHarvester Oct 5, 2017 2:56 PM 13
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
The party's over (in Michigan) by frankrichards16 Oct 25, 2015 11:02 AM 32
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

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