Dahlia 'Scaur Swinton' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Dark Pink (DP
Year Introduced: 1998
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Hybridizer or Originator: Wilson, E
ADS Classification Code: 2005

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)
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Other: dark red
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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