Dahlia 'S R Lee' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Incurved Cactus (IC)
Color: Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Rodewald
ADS Classification Code: 1409

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

Winterizing Dahlias in OregonWinterizing Dahlias in Oregon
October 29, 2015

I live in Oregon in zone 8 and I LOVE dahlias and have had them for many years. For years I tried to dig them and store them as I was instructed, yet nothing worked and I always lost them. One year I was given some information about the rain being more of an enemy to my tubers than the freeze was.

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