Dahlia 'Ming' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Miniature (M): up to 4 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Lavender (L)
Year Introduced: 1950
Country of Origin: Unknown
Hybridizer or Originator: Unknown
ADS Classification Code: 4108

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

Celebrating Dahlias!Celebrating Dahlias!
September 26, 2015

We open the Dahlias Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Dahlias in the Southeastern US? by scvirginia Sep 1, 2018 5:59 PM 3
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
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
Merry Christmas to all dahlia lovers by Oberon46 Dec 24, 2017 9:00 PM 3
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Sep 19, 2018 6:25 AM 568
American Dahlia Society database by frankrichards16 Nov 13, 2017 2:21 PM 3
Can you identify this dahlia? by keycolony Aug 26, 2017 5:44 AM 3
Seed dahlia (picture) by Jai_Ganesha Sep 15, 2017 5:36 AM 6
Small dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 31, 2017 9:55 AM 10
Dahlia 'Purplicious', 2017 by frankrichards16 Sep 23, 2017 7:25 AM 4
looking for a close-enough named cultivar by Jai_Ganesha Jul 26, 2017 7:32 PM 4
Stooling Dahlias by islander Jul 12, 2017 8:54 PM 14
It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
If you were to choose just 3 of your Favorite, what would they be? by islander Jun 4, 2017 8:33 AM 17
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
What's your top 5 pick for 2016? by CLC70 Feb 18, 2017 1:59 PM 11

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