Dahlia 'Tartan' 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)
Dark Red (DR)
Year Introduced: 1951
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Hybridizer or Originator: Frost
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

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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-09-03
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-10-03An unexpected dark Tartan bloom but still quite welcome and very
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-09-03
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Location: The Park, full sunDate: 2014-06-17
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-0830
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-09-03
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-10-02The ratty foliage on the left is Louisiana irises.
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-10-21Tartan is leaning on the Physocarpus Ninebark for support but mak
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Location: The ParkDate: 2014-10-19Look at the stem on this dahlia, denoted by a row of X marks. It
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Photo Courtesy of Longfield Gardens. Used with Permission
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Identification by Yarrick Sep 26, 2017 3:50 PM 7
2016 Blooms by mandolls Feb 18, 2017 6:16 PM 588
Some Dahlias Take a Long Time to Sprout! by kousa Jun 12, 2018 4:50 PM 49
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
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
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
Anyone ordering yet? by pirl Feb 27, 2014 10:11 PM 22

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