Dahlia 'Mom' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Laciniated (V)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Pink (PK)
Year Introduced: 1978
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Kirschner
ADS Classification Code: 3510

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

Stake the DahliasStake the Dahlias
September 29, 2015

I grew up loving wildflowers, their little blooms, their foliage, their purpose in life. They seemed to grow and bloom with absolutely no care or attention. I discovered quite early that none of that was true for my mother's prized dahlias. They had to be staked and tied and needed daily care. I wasn't very fond of a plant whose bloom was too heavy for the stalk it grew on.

(Full article32 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 17, 2018 5:30 PM 204
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
The Chloe Jane Bearded Iris by ctingue Dec 23, 2016 11:08 AM 0
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
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
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
Hello! Absolutely New Dahlia Addict Introducing Herself.... by LizinElizabeth Apr 16, 2016 10:00 AM 40
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
Planted our Dahlias this evening! by riverman123 May 15, 2015 9:19 AM 21
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
Anyone ordering yet? by pirl Feb 27, 2014 10:11 PM 22
Cornel, Dark Red by frankrichards16 Mar 26, 2014 6:11 PM 5
Welcome to the Dahlias forum! by dave Dec 3, 2013 7:35 PM 28
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
Dahlias at the Utah State Fair by Paul2032 Dec 3, 2013 8:05 PM 5
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Dahlias Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Dahlias (Dahlia)

« Visit the Dahlias forum

« The Dahlias Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by joannakat and is called "Garden Mum Dazzling Stacey"