Dahlia 'Mother's Day' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: White (W)
Year Introduced: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Hamilton, G
ADS Classification Code: 1101

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
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2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Sep 18, 2018 1:11 PM 567
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
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
Late Summer Pruning for Dahlias? by kousa Oct 4, 2015 6:02 PM 1
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88
fuzzy white mold recovery? by SRMc207 Jul 8, 2018 9:36 PM 18

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