Dahlia 'J And J' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Bicolor (BI)
Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1972
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Sprague
ADS Classification Code: 2015

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

Dahlias Celebration Week WrapupDahlias Celebration Week Wrapup
October 2, 2015

We're nearing the end of our Dahlias Week, and it was a great one! Let's have a look at the highlights from the week.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Can anyone put a name to this Dahlia? by TreeClimber Dec 31, 2018 11:53 AM 7
Digging & Storing Dahlias, 2018 by frankrichards16 Dec 5, 2018 8:26 PM 2
Reverting to white. by threegardeners Dec 22, 2018 5:37 PM 3
Buying tubers by MeCasa Dec 21, 2018 9:14 PM 3
Dahlias in the rain in Gig Harbor, Wa. by PamelaJanovich Oct 30, 2018 4:16 AM 2
What do I do now? by Bluejeanne Oct 21, 2018 5:57 AM 3
Let's get critical... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2018 6:10 AM 4
Storm damage by UncleWill Oct 9, 2018 2:57 PM 3
Dahlias in the Southeastern US? by scvirginia Oct 14, 2018 10:22 AM 4
Disease or normal senescence? by csandt Aug 22, 2018 1:09 PM 2
Heirloom Dahlias by frankrichards16 Dec 31, 2018 12:05 PM 5
2018 Introductions by frankrichards16 Aug 12, 2018 6:23 AM 4
No name dahlia by MargieNY Jul 15, 2018 11:04 PM 3
Thrip damage? by ErinGerg Jul 9, 2018 2:01 PM 2
Watering practices for Dahlias by ErinGerg Jun 28, 2018 11:44 AM 3
To Pinch or Not to Pinch by ErinGerg Jun 27, 2018 9:44 AM 4
30% off at Swan Island started today! by frankrichards16 May 28, 2018 8:55 PM 2
Animal who cuts leaves? by A1y55a Jun 4, 2018 5:48 PM 3
Stem Shriveled/Collapsed on Itself by ErinGerg May 22, 2018 10:39 AM 5
flowers covered by foliage by pinkruffles Apr 27, 2018 7:39 PM 2

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