Dahlia 'Ruby' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Miniature (M): up to 4 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1977
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Alger
ADS Classification Code: 4107

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 garden at SanabriaDate: 2010-08-31A few beautiful blooms each year. Long lasting and robust, form i
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Location: The garden at SanabriaDate: 2014-08-02Doesn't make a big plant, but a very fine flower held up on a goo
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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