Dahlia 'Morning Star' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Laciniated (V)
Color: Light Blend (LB)
Orange (OR)
Year Introduced: 1995
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Hacek
ADS Classification Code: 2510

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

Dahlias in all shapes and sizesDahlias in all shapes and sizes
September 30, 2015

Most gardeners are familiar with the more common types of dahlias, the Formal & Informal Decorative, the Ball, the Single, and the Cactus, but there are other forms that get less notice.

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Dahlias for heat and humidity? by UncleWill Feb 26, 2018 11:42 AM 5
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 24, 2018 4:39 PM 213
It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
Help with Dahlia Bud -Black spots by Eknackstedt May 25, 2017 12:58 PM 1
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
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
Dividing dahlias-which time is best, spring or fall. by CLC70 Apr 12, 2016 7:20 AM 9
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
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
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88
Pot Tubers by pirl May 15, 2015 8:24 PM 38
What are your best bloomers?? by virginiarose Jan 19, 2014 5:33 PM 52

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