Dahlia 'Summer Thought' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Flame Blend (FL)
Year Introduced: 1971
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Bal
ADS Classification Code: 2212

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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Staking Dahlia's by MargieNY Feb 18, 2018 8:55 AM 42
It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
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
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Dahlia Startup Spring 2015 by Oberon46 Jun 1, 2015 5:42 PM 88
Dahlias by gemini_sage Jan 13, 2014 9:33 AM 64

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