Dahlia 'Sun Up' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Miniature (M): up to 4 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Yellow (Y)
Year Introduced: 1978
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Splinter
ADS Classification Code: 4202

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

Dahlias:  Dos And Don'tsDahlias: Dos And Don'ts
October 1, 2015

My love for dahlias got off to a really slow start. I much preferred soil beneath my fingernails than for those same nails to be blackened by bruises from driving dahlia stakes into the ground. And the truth was, dahlias had no other purpose on earth than to stand around looking totally tall and beautiful. I liked plants that had a reason for being, like tomatoes. Now there was a plant worth growing even if it did need to be staked.

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Last man standing, 2018 by frankrichards16 Apr 19, 2018 12:21 PM 1
Dahlias for heat and humidity? by UncleWill Feb 26, 2018 11:42 AM 5
What are favorite dahlias by MargieNY Feb 26, 2018 7:03 AM 12
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Merry Christmas to all dahlia lovers by Oberon46 Dec 24, 2017 9:00 PM 3
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 25, 2018 7:19 AM 215
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It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
If you were to choose just 3 of your Favorite, what would they be? by islander Jun 4, 2017 8:33 AM 17
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Please Help With Dahlias Problems by kousa Aug 29, 2016 5:51 AM 14
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jun 20, 2018 8:45 PM 51
Need help by telkins200 Jun 16, 2016 9:35 AM 11
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Sep 21, 2016 7:27 AM 251
My favorite dahlia is.... by frankrichards16 Apr 16, 2016 9:50 AM 17
What 2016 Additions Are YOU Most Excited About? by LizinElizabeth Apr 1, 2016 6:28 PM 43

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