PlantsDahlias→Dahlia (Dahlia pinnata Dahlightful® Crushed Crimson)

Trade name information:
Series: Dahlightful®
Trade Name: Crushed Crimson
Cultivar name: 'G14402DAHL'
Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Color: Dark Red (DR)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 24 inches
Plant Spread: 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Foliage is dark purplish green with black overtones
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Dahlia pinnata 'Dahlightful Crushed Crimson' - a good border type

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Comments:
Posted by arctangent (Ann Arbor, Michigan - Zone 6a) on Jan 26, 2021 2:52 PM

I have read that members of this series of dahlias are meant to be grown as annuals, and they are listed as such by some growers.
One site claims they were bred not to produce tubers.

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