Dahlia 'Ian Z' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Bronze (BR)
Year Introduced: 1986
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Zatkovich
ADS Classification Code: 2111

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

Stake the DahliasStake the Dahlias
September 29, 2015

I grew up loving wildflowers, their little blooms, their foliage, their purpose in life. They seemed to grow and bloom with absolutely no care or attention. I discovered quite early that none of that was true for my mother's prized dahlias. They had to be staked and tied and needed daily care. I wasn't very fond of a plant whose bloom was too heavy for the stalk it grew on.

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Staking Dahlia's by MargieNY Feb 18, 2018 8:55 AM 42
If you were to choose just 3 of your Favorite, what would they be? by islander Jun 4, 2017 8:33 AM 17
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
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jul 27, 2016 4:09 PM 45
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
Fragrant dahlias? by hampartsum Apr 30, 2016 10:49 AM 6
My favorite dahlia is.... by frankrichards16 Apr 16, 2016 9:50 AM 17
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
new baby is UP... by muffin Jan 3, 2016 6:09 PM 2
Dahlia Seeds...ISO... by muffin Feb 9, 2016 3:41 PM 10
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
Comprehensive Dahlia List with Suppliers by LizinElizabeth Nov 19, 2015 10:22 PM 8
Sad to see them go by designerdonna Oct 21, 2015 8:28 PM 10
Dahlia sellers/traders on ATP by scflowers Dec 21, 2015 6:24 AM 39
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88

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