Dahlia 'Spectacular' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Bicolor (BI)
Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1967
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Aartsen
ADS Classification Code: 2115

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

Celebrating Dahlias!Celebrating Dahlias!
September 26, 2015

We open the Dahlias Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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My favorite dahlia is.... by frankrichards16 Apr 16, 2016 9:50 AM 17
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
A Dahlia Show by Paul2032 Oct 2, 2015 9:23 AM 11
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Digging & Storing Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 17, 2014 7:24 PM 40
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

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