Dahlia 'Ila' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Pompon (P): up to 2 inches in diameter.
Form: Pompon (P)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1940
Country of Origin: Australia
Hybridizer or Originator: Australia
ADS Classification Code: 6207

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

On-Line Applications That I Use for GardeningOn-Line Applications That I Use for Gardening
September 19, 2014

I am a somewhat pseudo-serious gardener. My major interests are dahlias, daylilies, dwarf conifers, shrubs, and peonies (actually, trees are OK too). However, I am also a computer geek, and because my head is usually in the clouds, I have some favorite on-line applications that I find useful for "whatever" gardening.

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