Dahlia 'Surprising' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Water Lily (WL)
Color: Dark Pink (DP
Year Introduced: 1967
Country of Origin: Holland
Hybridizer or Originator: Van Veelen
ADS Classification Code: 7305

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

The 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 Summer Bulbs and TubersThe 2014 All Things Plants Top 25 Summer Bulbs and Tubers
May 17, 2014

What a fun and diverse group of plants! Come on in and check out the report of the top 25 most active summer bulbs and tuber entries in our plants database. You will be surprised at some of the plants that made the list!

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Growing Tall/Cutting type Dahlias in Pots/Containers by HoosierHarvester Oct 5, 2017 2:56 PM 13
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