List of Dahlia cultivars

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The horticultural cultivation of the dahlia plant has resulted in over 57,000 registered cultivars of dahlia.[1] Several of them are listed below.

Dahlia 'Akita'[edit]

Dahlia 'Akita' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with large chrysanthemum petals in shades of dark crimson to red, blending to yellow toward the heart. Their tips are white on the underside. The flowers are as large as 5 in. wide (13 cm). This dahlia belongs to the Novelty Fully Double classification and has won over 60 awards.

Plant Profile: Height:36-48 in. (90–120 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Alfred Grille'[edit]

Dahlia 'Alfred Grille' is a branching, tuberous, tender, perennial cultivar with large salmon-pink, elongated petals blending to yellow toward their center. The flowers are as large as 6-8 in. wide (15–20 cm). This dahlia belongs to the Cactus classification and was introduced by Ernst Severin in 1963 in Germany.

Plant Profile: Height:40 in. (100 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Apache'[edit]

Dahlia 'Apache' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with bright red flowers, as large as 6-8 in. wide (15–20 cm). This Dahlia belongs to the Laciniated Dahlia classification.

Plant Profile: Height:36 in. (90 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Arabian Night'[edit]

Dahlia 'Arabian Night' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with deep-red flowers, almost black looking, with slightly incurved petals. The fully double flowers are as large as 4 in. wide (10 cm). This Dahlia belongs to the Decorative Dahlias classification and was introduced in the Netherlands by Weijers in 1951.

Plant Profile: Height:36-48 in. (90–120 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Babylon Bronze'[edit]

Dahlia 'Babylon Bronze' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with fully double orange blossoms. The flowers are as large as 8-10 in. wide (20–25 cm). This Dahlia belongs to the Decorative Dahlia classification and was introduced in the Netherlands by Fa Van Slageren in 1995.

Plant Profile: Height:40-44 in. (100–110 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Babylon Pink'[edit]

Dahlia 'Babylon Pink' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with fully double pink blossoms. The flowers are as large as 8-10 in. wide (20–25 cm). This Dahlia belongs to the Decorative Dahlia classification and was introduced in the Netherlands by Fa Van Slageren in 1994.

Plant Profile: Height:40-44 in. (100–110 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Bora Bora'[edit]

Dahlia 'Bora Bora' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with coral-pink flowers blending to gold at their heart. The flowers are as large as 6-8 in. wide (15–20 cm). This Dahlia belongs to the Cactus classification and was introduced By Plochaet, H in 1997 in Belgium.

Plant Profile: Height: 36 in. (90 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Bridge View Aloha'[edit]

Dahlia 'Bridge View Aloha' is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with golden flowers flushed with scarlet at their tips. The fully double flowers are as large as 8 in. wide (20 cm) and enjoy elongated petals. This Dahlia belongs to the Semi-Cactus Dahlias classification and won the Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society in 1996.

Plant Profile: Height: 56 in. (140 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Chat Noir'[edit]

Dahlia 'Chat Noir' (Black Cat) is a branching, tuberous tender perennial cultivar with deep red, elongated petals. The flowers are as large as 6-8 in. wide (15–20 cm). This Dahlia belongs to the Semi Cactus Dahlia classification and was introduced in France by Ernest Turc in 1975.

Plant Profile: Height:36-48 in. (90–120 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

Dahlia 'Mrs Eileen'[edit]

Dahlia 'Mrs Eileen' is a branching, tuberous, tender, perennial cultivar with bright orange flowers, as large as 6-8 in. wide (15–20 cm). This dahlia belongs to the Formal Decorative Dahlia classification.

Plant Profile: Height:36-48 in. (90–120 cm); Spread: 45 cm (18 in); Hardiness: Half hardy

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