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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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No name dahlia by MargieNY Jul 15, 2018 11:04 PM 3
Thrip damage? by ErinGerg Jul 9, 2018 2:01 PM 2
To Pinch or Not to Pinch by ErinGerg Jun 27, 2018 9:44 AM 4
Animal who cuts leaves? by A1y55a Jun 4, 2018 5:48 PM 3
Stem Shriveled/Collapsed on Itself by ErinGerg May 22, 2018 10:39 AM 5
Didn't think it was possible by signet Apr 15, 2018 10:36 AM 3
What are favorite dahlias by MargieNY Feb 26, 2018 7:03 AM 12
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
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 Aug 17, 2018 10:17 AM 436
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

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