Dahlia 'King Size' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Straight Cactus (C)
Color: Red (R)
Year Introduced: 1949
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Johnson, S
ADS Classification Code: 1306

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
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
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 15, 2018 12:09 PM 664
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Storing your dahlias. How do you do it? by CLC70 Nov 2, 2016 6:36 PM 15
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jul 18, 2018 3:44 PM 53
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
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
Growing Tall/Cutting type Dahlias in Pots/Containers by HoosierHarvester Oct 5, 2017 2:56 PM 13
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
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
Quick Question by Wes Aug 22, 2014 11:13 AM 14
Dahlias I'm getting for 2014... post yours by GordonHawk Jan 11, 2014 4:11 PM 48
Dahlias! by crittergarden Oct 31, 2013 10:37 AM 59

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