Dahlia 'Red Sea' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1981
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Farrier
ADS Classification Code: 2207

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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30% off at Swan Island started today! by frankrichards16 May 28, 2018 8:55 PM 2
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Good supplier for latest introductions? by frankrichards16 Dec 28, 2017 6:55 PM 4
Corralitos Gardens soldout for 2018? by frankrichards16 Dec 28, 2017 6:57 PM 1
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 22, 2018 2:12 PM 212
Small dahlias by frankrichards16 Oct 31, 2017 9:55 AM 10
Spartacus never fails to impress by frankrichards16 Aug 12, 2017 4:17 PM 0
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Storing your dahlias. How do you do it? by CLC70 Nov 2, 2016 6:36 PM 15
Two favorites for 2016 by frankrichards16 Nov 16, 2016 11:53 AM 8
Can anyone help with id'ing this dahlia please by signet Oct 29, 2016 8:16 PM 7
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jun 20, 2018 8:45 PM 51
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
Fragrant dahlias? by hampartsum Apr 30, 2016 10:49 AM 6
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

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