Dahlia 'Rock Star' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Anemone-flowered (AN)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 2008
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Gitts, N
ADS Classification Code: 8207
ADS Ribbons: 25

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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Dahlias in all shapes and sizesDahlias in all shapes and sizes
September 30, 2015

Most gardeners are familiar with the more common types of dahlias, the Formal & Informal Decorative, the Ball, the Single, and the Cactus, but there are other forms that get less notice.

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