Dahlia 'Robert Too' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Miniature (M): up to 4 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Dark Blend (DB)
Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1977
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Connell, L
ADS Classification Code: 4013

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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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-10-14
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-1018Highly attractive to bees.
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Location: Lily fence - full sunDate: 2010-0720
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-08-26
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-0627
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Location: Being planted: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-06-20
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Location: Being planted: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-06-20
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Location: The ParkDate: 2013-09036:15 PM. Appears more red.
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-09-03
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-09-03
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-10-18Much lighter in color than in August and September, normal for ma
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Photo Courtesy of Lynch Creek Farms.
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Comments:
Posted by pirl (Southold, Long Island, NY - Zone 7a) on Dec 3, 2013 10:07 AM

This dahlia had more flowers than any other in the garden. At one point there were more than 100 blooms open at once.

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