Dahlia 'Jennifer C' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Lavender (L)
Year Introduced: 2000
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Connell, L
ADS Classification Code: 2208

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

Chrysanthemums Rule! Mum's the Word!Chrysanthemums Rule! Mum's the Word!
November 8, 2015

This past year I took a deep dive into Chrysanthemum rubellums (Heirloom or Old Fashioned Mums). In Michigan, we had a hard frost in mid-October as usual, but several of my new mums are still in bloom. What's not to like about that?

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
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
The party's over (in Michigan) by frankrichards16 Oct 25, 2015 11:02 AM 32
Some Kind of Blight by jenniferatemple Sep 12, 2015 6:36 PM 4
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
Do you plant dahlia varieties in multiple numbers? by pirl Mar 7, 2015 11:13 AM 36
Dahlias in Michigan .... newbie questions by Tree_climber Feb 12, 2015 8:29 PM 29
Do you seem to gravitate towards a certain classification? by Kabby Feb 11, 2015 7:48 AM 32
Any interest in trading tubers? by mandolls May 26, 2016 11:56 PM 40
Out of storage! by frankrichards16 Jul 30, 2014 5:13 AM 10
2014 dahlia season has begun by soilsandup Nov 25, 2014 6:17 PM 102
Anybody want free dahlias? St Patricks day daw. by Cantillon Aug 11, 2014 3:42 PM 43
A few random Dahlia pictures ..... by MissMimie Feb 21, 2014 8:04 PM 4
Cornel, Dark Red by frankrichards16 Mar 26, 2014 6:11 PM 5
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
End of Dahlia Season in Michigan by frankrichards16 Dec 8, 2013 5:04 PM 20
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

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