Agiseek home

Dahlia Varieties

Become a Partner
Harlequin Mix Dahlia Seeds
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 100-seeds

The flowers are bi-colored and come in shades of rose, violet, yellow, orange, scarlet and white. 2,800 seeds/oz.; 7-14 days, 60-65°F. Cover seeds lightly with potting soil. They are 2” across and semi-double.
  • weight: .0625 lbs
Connecticut
East Hartford
Redskin Mix Dahlia Seeds
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1-8-oz

2,800 seeds/oz.; 7-14 days, 60-65°F. (18”) Redskin Mix Dahlia is an AAS (All-America Selections) winner featuring double and semi-double flowers on bronze-red foliage. Cover seeds lightly with potting soil.
  • weight: .0625 lbs
Connecticut
East Hartford
Dahlia, Redskin
Prices start at : 2.39 USD / 1 Pkt. (50 seeds)

A blaze of rich color, each 18" stem produces a flower of a different delectable hue. One of the best dahlias from seed. Excellent choice for pots, small gardens and edging. The enchanting bronzed purplish foliage provides the perfect setting for the...
  • Height: 12-16 inches
  • Ornamental Use: Beds, Borders, Container, Cut Flowers
  • Spread: 8-12 inches
  • Bloom Duration: 12 weeks
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Sun: Full Sun
Pennsylvania
Warminster
Giant Hybrid Mix - Dahlia Seed
Prices start at : 4.10 USD / Packet

Cover seed with growing medium and keep soil surface moist until emergence. NOTE: Double blooms in varieties produced from seed are generally not as fully double as those of named varieties maintained and propagated by tubers, which have been specially...
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Days To Maturity: 75 - 90 Days
  • Hybrid Status: Open Pollinated
  • Latin Name: Dahlia variabilis
Maine
Winslow
Penhill Watermelon Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

It's also an outstanding performer in a vase where it happily flowers for up to 10 days. The pinwheeled blooms of 'Pennhill Watermelon' Dinner Plate Dahlia are frilly and feminine and oh so fabulous! The pink-a-licious petals twist and twirl, lending...
  •  Cut Flowers
  •  Attract Butterflies
  •  Neonicotinoid-Free
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Can be grown as annuals in zones 2-7.
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb/tuber per sq. ft.
Vermont
Shelburne
Fire Pot Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

'Cactus Dahlias' are the ones with the cactus-like blooms, often in super-bright bi-colors, always with the rolled, pointed petals. These plants have been hybridized into various heights from short bedding plants to tall bushy ones.
  • Mature Height: 18-24" tall
  • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Neonicotinoid-Free: Yes
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
  • Planting Depth: Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1-2" below the soil line.
Vermont
Shelburne
Pompon Dahlia Mix
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

Prepare to become 'hooked.' First of all, Dahlias are great for cutting, as you can see in the large top photo of an arrangement showing a lavish deep red dahlia right next to a large, voluptuous rose.
  • Days to Bloom: Blooms in 56-98 days. (8-14 weeks)
  • Common Name: Pompon Dahlia Mix
  • Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Annual in zones 3-7.
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Advantages: Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
  • Mature Height: 36-40" tall
Vermont
Shelburne
Lady Darlene Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

Growing all of them is essentially the same, and best of all, it's easy. These tubers produce a magnificent color combination accented by thick, healthy foliage and sturdy stems. The Gallery group is named with terms from the art world including famous...
  • Attract Hummingbirds: Yes
  • Foliage: Serrated oval-shaped green foliage.
  • Planting Time: Spring / Summer
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Advantages: Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
Vermont
Shelburne
Blue Boy Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

Plant 'Blue Boy' in full sun and expect loads of cool color to fill your gardens and bouquets. Here are the official classifications: 'Decorative Dahlias' This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller (to 4 ft.) plants with double, chrysanthemum-like...
  •  Full Sun
  •  Cut Flowers
  • Flower Size: 6-8" flowers
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb/tuber per sq. ft.
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Foliage Color: Green
Vermont
Shelburne
Otto\'s Thrill Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

Growing all of them is essentially the same, and best of all, it's easy. These dinner plate-sized flowers arrive on sturdy, fast-growing stalks and bloom from mid-summer until frost.
  •  Containers
  •  Easy to Grow
  • Advantages: Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Well Draining
  • Planting Time: Spring / Summer
  • Planting Depth: Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1-2" below the soil line.
Vermont
Shelburne
Babylon Red Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 23.98 USD / Bag of 3

One expert has said, 'Never have so many gardeners received so much for so little work, as when they grow dahlias.'' Planted in full sun, 'Babylon Red' will grow to the size of a mature rose bush and will yield bloom after fiery bloom.
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Full Sun: Yes
  • Advantages: Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
  • Bloom Time: Summer until frost
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Vermont
Shelburne
Sunshine Mixed Dahlia Collection
Prices start at : 129.98 USD / Collection of 15

Incredibly productive and easy to care for. Blooming in shades of yellow and white with just the right touches of coral, this warm-toned set delivers full, lush flowers atop masses of emerald green foliage.
  •  Easy to Grow
  •  Cut Flowers
  • Planting Time: Spring / Summer
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Well Draining
  • Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Can be grown as annuals in zones 2-7.
  • Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Vermont
Shelburne
Thomas Edison Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

Excellent as a cut flower and used in many wedding bouquets and arrangements. Here are the official classifications: 'Decorative Dahlias' This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller (to 4 ft.) plants with double, chrysanthemum-like flowers.
  •  Containers
  •  Cut Flowers
  •  Neonicotinoid-Free
  • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
  • Flower Size: 6-8" flowers
  • Advantages: Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
Vermont
Shelburne
Romantique Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

The blush-colored blooms are centered with a hint of creamy yellow, making them a luscious addition to summer bouquets. Dreamy and adorable, 'Romantique' Dahlia is destined to be your next summer fling.
  •  Full Sun
  •  Neonicotinoid-Free
  • Planting Time: Spring / Summer
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb/tuber per sq. ft.
  • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
  • Foliage Color: Green
Vermont
Shelburne
Vancouver Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

Growing all of them is essentially the same, and best of all, it's easy. Enormous flowerheads (bigger than your head!) appear on tall plants, making 'Vancouver' a great choice for the back of the garden bed.
  •  Full Sun
  •  Neonicotinoid-Free
  •  Attract Hummingbirds
  • Planting Time: Spring / Summer
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Common Name: Vancouver Dinner Plate Dahlia
Vermont
Shelburne
Hayley Jane Cactus Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 24.98 USD / Bag of 3

(If you've grown perennial Delphiniums, the plant size and growth is similar, but success with Dahlias is much easier.) Keep them free of bugs, well-watered, and well-fertilized as they grow, and your dahlias will begin to set buds by midsummer and be...
  •  Cut Flowers
  •  Neonicotinoid-Free
  •  Attract Butterflies
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Vermont
Shelburne
Lavender Perfection Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

Gorgeous in the garden, planted in containers, and cut for bouquets. Here are the official classifications: 'Decorative Dahlias' This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller (to 4 ft.) plants with double, chrysanthemum-like flowers.
  • Containers: Yes
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Foliage: Serrated oval-shaped green foliage.
Vermont
Shelburne
Radiant Dinnerplate Dahlia Collection
Prices start at : 99.98 USD / Collection of 15

Read our Growing Dahlias page The Radiant Dinner Plate Dahlia Collection showcases a rainbow of oversized blooms, with each one opening up to almost a full foot across! These enormous flowers will be the talk of the neighborhood, with their perfectly-pointed...
  •  Full Sun
  •  Containers
  •  Easy to Grow
  •  Attract Butterflies
  • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
  • Bloom Time: Mid summer until frost
Vermont
Shelburne
Crazy Love Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

Here are the official classifications: 'Decorative Dahlias' This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller (to 4 ft.) plants with double, chrysanthemum-like flowers. If you know them, you know all about it.
  • Full Sun: Yes
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Common Name: Crazy Love Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia
  • Botanical Name: Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia Crazy Love
  • Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Flower Color: White
Vermont
Shelburne
Cafe Au Lait Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

There are other groups such as 'Ball Dahlias' and 'Pom Pom Dahlias' with spherical blooms, 'Colarette Dahlias' with uneven rows of petals creating a 'collar' effect--the varieties go on and on.
  •  Easy to Grow
  •  Attract Butterflies
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
  • Foliage: Serrated oval-shaped green foliage.
  • Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Annual in zones 3-7.
  • Common Name: Cafe Au Lait Dinner Plate Dahlia
Vermont
Shelburne
Alauna Clair-Obscur Cactus Dahlia
Prices start at : 26.98 USD / Bag of 3

Easy to care for, this dramatic bloomer will produce abundantly in full sun and looks great when cut for arrangements. Here are the official classifications: 'Decorative Dahlias' This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller (to 4 ft.) plants...
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
  • Plant Type / Life Cycle: Annual
  • Mature Height: 32-36" tall
  • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
  • Botanical Name: Cactus Dahlia Alauna Clair-Obscur
Vermont
Shelburne
Lifestyle Anemone Dahlia
Prices start at : 24.98 USD / Bag of 3

Prepare to become 'hooked.' First of all, Dahlias are great for cutting, as you can see in the large top photo of an arrangement showing a lavish deep red dahlia right next to a large, voluptuous rose.
  •  Neonicotinoid-Free
  •  Easy to Grow
  • Poisonous or Toxic to Animals: Tubers and leaves are toxic if eaten in large amounts. Toxic to dog, cats and horses.
  • Soil Moisture: Average, Well Draining
  • Bloom Time: Summer until frost
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
Vermont
Shelburne
Penhill Dark Monarch Dinner Plate Dahlia
Prices start at : 24.98 USD / Bag of 3

Perfect for the gardener who takes pride in collecting unusual and offbeat flowers to make their landscapes as memorable as themselves. Here are the official classifications: 'Decorative Dahlias' This group includes the Dinnerplates and also other taller...

48-60" tall

    • Mature Height: 48-60" tall
    • Light Requirements: Full Sun
    • Flower Color: Pink
    • Common Name: Penhill Dark Monarch Dinner Plate Dahlia
    • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
    • Mature Plant Size: 48-60" tall
    Vermont
    Shelburne
    Caribbean Fantasy Semi Dinner Plate Dahlia
    Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

    Growing all of them is essentially the same, and best of all, it's easy. Plant these in full sun, where you can enjoy the flowers up close. The Gallery group is named with terms from the art world including famous artists' names.
    •  Easy to Grow
    •  Neonicotinoid-Free
    • Bloom Time: Summer until frost
    • Soil Moisture: Average, Well Draining
    • Mature Height: 32-36" tall
    • Flower Color: White
    Vermont
    Shelburne
    Striped Vulcan Semi Cactus Dinner Plate Dahlia
    Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

    The double blooms are packed with pointed petals, making the flower shape fall somewhere between a decorative and cactus dahlia. The always-double flowers are up to 8', sometimes a whopping 10' across, so the name makes sense.

    44-52" tall

      • Mature Height: 44-52" tall
      • Flower Size: 6-8" flowers
      • Planting Time: Spring / Summer
      • Neonicotinoid-Free: Yes
      • Mature Plant Size: 44-52" tall
      • Common Name: Striped Vulcan Semi Cactus Dinner Plate Dahlia
      Vermont
      Shelburne
      Purple Gem Cactus Dahlia
      Prices start at : 19.98 USD / Bag of 3

      Its violet-pink blooms are packed with layers of slender, tapered petals that glow in the summer sun. Purple Gem' Dahlia is indeed a shining gem of the border. A cactus-type dahlia, 'Purple Gem' is among the most-vibrant varieties on the market.
      •  Neonicotinoid-Free
      •  Containers
      • Foliage Color: Green
      • Light Requirements: Full Sun
      • Flower Size: Up to 6" flowers
      • Mature Plant Size: 36-44" tall
      Vermont
      Shelburne
      Hollyhill Spider Woman Cactus Dahlia
      Prices start at : 25.98 USD / Bag of 3

      This is one of the most unique dahlias we've seen. This cactus-type dahlia has slender, sinewy petals that twist and curl, lending a fringed effect to the flowers and wowing garden visitors.
      •  Full Sun
      •  Cut Flowers
      •  Easy to Grow
      • Bulb Spacing: 2 bulbs per sq. ft.
      • Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
      • Poisonous or Toxic to Animals: Tubers and leaves are toxic if eaten in large amounts.
      Vermont
      Shelburne
      Emory Paul Dinner Plate Dahlia
      Prices start at : 27.98 USD / Bag of 3

      'Emory Paul' isn't just your average dinner plate dahlia; it's a serving platter dahlia! This variety is made for gardeners who like to feature big, bold blossoms. Measuring 12-14" across, each bright pink flower is stuffed with thousands of satiny petals.
      • Common Name: Emory Paul Dinner Plate Dahlia
      • Botanical Name: Dinner Plate Dahlia Emory Paul
      • Bulb Spacing: 1 bulb/tuber per sq. ft.
      • Additional Information: Perennial in zones 8-10. Can be grown as annuals in zones 2-7.
      • Planting Depth: Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1-2" below the soil line.
      • Attract Butterflies: Yes
      Vermont
      Shelburne
      Marble Ball Dahlia
      Prices start at : 26.98 USD / Bag of 3

      Prepare to become 'hooked.' First of all, Dahlias are great for cutting, as you can see in the large top photo of an arrangement showing a lavish deep red dahlia right next to a large, voluptuous rose.
      • Mature Height: 28-32" tall
      • Soil Type: Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
      • Common Name: Marble Ball Dahlia
      • Light Requirements: Full Sun
      • Attract Hummingbirds: Yes
      • Days to Bloom: Blooms in 56-98 days. (8-14 weeks)
      Vermont
      Shelburne