Dahlia 'My Gal' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Straight Cactus (C)
Color: Bronze (BR)
Year Introduced: 1971
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Bruidegom
ADS Classification Code: 2311

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

Winterizing Dahlias in OregonWinterizing Dahlias in Oregon
October 29, 2015

I live in Oregon in zone 8 and I LOVE dahlias and have had them for many years. For years I tried to dig them and store them as I was instructed, yet nothing worked and I always lost them. One year I was given some information about the rain being more of an enemy to my tubers than the freeze was.

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Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
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2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 24, 2018 4:39 PM 213
Identification by Yarrick Sep 26, 2017 3:50 PM 7
Can anyone id this one? by mistyfog Sep 20, 2017 10:13 PM 2
Selling your extra dahlias. by CLC70 May 28, 2017 1:00 PM 3
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
please help with over wintering s potted dahlia by Agoo Oct 25, 2016 3:29 PM 1
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
Growing Tall/Cutting type Dahlias in Pots/Containers by HoosierHarvester Oct 5, 2017 2:56 PM 13
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
What the heck is this?! by jvdubb Oct 24, 2015 9:04 PM 6
Dahlia sellers/traders on ATP by scflowers Dec 21, 2015 6:24 AM 39
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183

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