Dahlia 'Our Friend' 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: 1955
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Robens
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

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Staking Dahlia's by MargieNY Feb 18, 2018 8:55 AM 42
Identifying hardy dahlias (Zone 7b-8a) by GenXNEGeorgia Jul 12, 2017 7:16 AM 5
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
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
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
Dahlia sellers/traders on ATP by scflowers Dec 21, 2015 6:24 AM 39
A Dahlia Show by Paul2032 Oct 2, 2015 9:23 AM 11
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Any interest in trading tubers? by mandolls May 26, 2016 11:56 PM 40
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
Anyone ordering yet? by pirl Feb 27, 2014 10:11 PM 22
Dahlias I'm getting for 2014... post yours by GordonHawk Jan 11, 2014 4:11 PM 48
What are your best bloomers?? by virginiarose Jan 19, 2014 5:33 PM 52
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

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