Dahlia 'Iris' 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: 1969
Country of Origin: Germany
Hybridizer or Originator: Mann
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

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Great Fun Attending a Dahlia ShowGreat Fun Attending a Dahlia Show
October 2, 2015

My parents were plant lovers, and I remember attending flower shows with them when I was quite young. There were a number of active plant societies then, and many towns had garden clubs that put on a show each year. There was also the state fair and there were some county fairs with shows.

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Location: Lindisfarne Dahlia Show -TasmaniaDate: 31-3-13
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