Dahlia 'L' Original' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Water Lily (WL)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1964
Country of Origin: Belgium
Hybridizer or Originator: Belgium
ADS Classification Code: 7313

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Dahlias in the Southeastern US? by scvirginia Oct 14, 2018 10:22 AM 4
Heirloom Dahlias by frankrichards16 Aug 30, 2018 12:30 PM 2
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Dahlia 'Speckled Tim', 2017 by frankrichards16 Aug 10, 2017 3:17 PM 1
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Fragrant dahlias? by hampartsum Apr 30, 2016 10:49 AM 6
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
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
Spindly Growth by SRMc207 May 3, 2014 3:48 PM 2
A few random Dahlia pictures ..... by MissMimie Feb 21, 2014 8:04 PM 4
Growing dahlias from cuttings of the mother plant by pirl Mar 10, 2014 7:53 AM 15
Dahlias I'm getting for 2014... post yours by GordonHawk Jan 11, 2014 4:11 PM 48
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
Dahlias! by crittergarden Oct 31, 2013 10:37 AM 59

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