Dahlia 'Paul Smith' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Ball (BA): over 3.5 inches in diameter.
Form: Ball (BA)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1969
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Palminteri
ADS Classification Code: 6007

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
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger


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Location: The Park - full sunDate: 2013-1014Blooms deep within the plant as well as above.
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