PlantsDahliasDahlia 'Red Star'

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Large (A): over 8 to 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: Dark Red (DR)
Red (R)
Year Introduced: 1990
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Solomon
ADS Classification Code: 1206

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: 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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2021 Dahlia Season by ScarletTricycle Jan 27, 2021 6:04 PM 16
What's everyone been buying for dahlias in 2021? by ScarletTricycle Jan 16, 2021 12:59 PM 44
Thinking ahead on tubers by ScarletTricycle Jan 6, 2021 9:01 AM 9
Really rewarding and reliable dahlias ... please, make suggestions. by TR_SG Nov 20, 2020 2:57 PM 4
When I plant my dahlias in SE Michigan by frankrichards16 Sep 30, 2020 7:26 PM 8
2020 Dahlia Season by SulliO Dec 24, 2020 1:49 PM 1,351
2020 shopping yet? by pirl May 15, 2020 3:17 PM 63
Share images and information on Laciniated Dahlias by TreeClimber Dec 7, 2019 9:18 PM 4
Dahlias in Zone 6 in 2019 by Jilllove Sep 26, 2019 7:02 AM 13
A number of questions from a new addition to Dahlia growing. by BrickyBrian Aug 3, 2019 6:45 AM 3
Starting Tubers : Pots vs Flats? by TreeClimber Jun 14, 2019 6:44 AM 9
Dahlia seedlings by SummerStorm93 Oct 7, 2019 7:59 AM 7
My first order arrived .... now what? by TreeClimber Apr 15, 2019 10:15 AM 7
2019 Dahlias by pirl Dec 14, 2019 8:45 AM 827
Digging & Storing Dahlias, 2018 by frankrichards16 Dec 5, 2018 8:26 PM 2
Heirloom Dahlias by frankrichards16 Mar 28, 2019 6:36 PM 6
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Apr 21, 2019 7:25 PM 789
Houseplant Dahlias by Agoo Jun 15, 2017 10:34 AM 2

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