Dahlia 'So Clear' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Straight Cactus (C)
Color: White (W)
Year Introduced: 1978
Country of Origin: Unknown
Hybridizer or Originator: Unknown
ADS Classification Code: 3301

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

Digging, Dividing & Storing Dahlia TubersDigging, Dividing & Storing Dahlia Tubers
October 18, 2015

In the colder climate zones, dahlias have to be dug up in the fall and stored for the winter. I have been digging and storing tubers for many years. I have tried many different methods. Here is what works best for me.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Dahlias in the Southeastern US? by scvirginia Sep 1, 2018 5:59 PM 3
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It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
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Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
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2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
preparing dahlias for winter by davidsevit Nov 13, 2015 11:10 AM 23
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Fire N Ice? by BrendaVR Apr 17, 2015 7:43 PM 11
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88
Dahlia cleanup time in Michigan by frankrichards16 Nov 2, 2014 9:24 PM 16
Pot Tubers by pirl May 15, 2015 8:24 PM 38
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40

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