Dahlia 'Now' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Giant (AA): over 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Lavender (L)
Year Introduced: 1974
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Johnson, S
ADS Classification Code: 108

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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What are favorite dahlias by MargieNY Feb 21, 2018 12:17 AM 10
Staking Dahlia's by MargieNY Feb 18, 2018 8:55 AM 42
Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
Good supplier for latest introductions? by frankrichards16 Dec 28, 2017 6:55 PM 4
Dahlia form and color stats by frankrichards16 Dec 25, 2017 6:04 AM 2
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Feb 23, 2018 5:10 PM 38
Tree Dahlias and hybrid tree dahlias... anyone? by muffin Jan 12, 2018 11:21 PM 4
Identification by Yarrick Sep 26, 2017 3:50 PM 7
Can anyone id this one? by mistyfog Sep 20, 2017 10:13 PM 2
Pinelands Prickles finally came around by frankrichards16 Sep 7, 2017 8:16 AM 1
Can you identify this dahlia? by keycolony Aug 26, 2017 5:44 AM 3
To plant? Or not... by joostA Aug 24, 2017 11:22 AM 1
Merge Proposal for moderator by DogsNDaylilies Aug 24, 2017 6:27 AM 0
Not Spartacus! by frankrichards16 Aug 24, 2017 8:13 AM 2
looking for a close-enough named cultivar by Jai_Ganesha Jul 26, 2017 7:32 PM 4
Identifying hardy dahlias (Zone 7b-8a) by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 12, 2017 7:16 AM 5
Houseplant Dahlias by Agoo Jun 15, 2017 10:34 AM 2
Stooling Dahlias by islander Jul 12, 2017 8:54 PM 14
Dahlia's in south florida by joso61 Sep 11, 2017 9:34 AM 10

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