Dahlia 'Wowie' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Collarette (CO)
Color: Red (R)
Year Introduced: 2001
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Gitts, N
ADS Classification Code: 9006

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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Posted by 4susiesjoy (Leonard, Minnesota - Zone 3b) on Sep 13, 2014 6:37 AM

This is a shorter Collarette Dahlia around 3 1/2 feet tall, with 3 1/2-inch blooms -- bright red-orange, with white centers. It has not been a good cut flower for me as it loses its outer petals very quickly, but it is a bright and cheerful addition to the garden.

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