Dahlia 'Ione' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Laciniated (V)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Year Introduced: 1978
Country of Origin: Unknown
Hybridizer or Originator: Unknown
ADS Classification Code: 2510

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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To Pinch or Not to Pinch by ErinGerg Jun 27, 2018 9:44 AM 4
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Merry Christmas to all dahlia lovers by Oberon46 Dec 24, 2017 9:00 PM 3
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Sep 23, 2018 5:53 PM 571
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
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
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
preparing dahlias for winter by davidsevit Nov 13, 2015 11:10 AM 23
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
Feed dahlias by profesora Aug 3, 2015 12:33 PM 7
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
Anyone buying dahlias in stores yet? by pirl Mar 21, 2015 10:24 AM 36
Do you seem to gravitate towards a certain classification? by Kabby Feb 11, 2015 7:48 AM 32
A la Mode & All That Jazz by frankrichards16 Oct 1, 2014 4:30 PM 7
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70

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