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Dahlias in a wide range of colors

Dahlia Learning Center

Dahlias come in an amazing array of colors and forms, offering a fun way to express your style and creativity. Blooming from summer through fall, these flowers are essential for colorful gardens and showstopping cut flower arrangements. Learn how to choose and how to grow your new favorite Dahlias with our helpful guides.

Dahlia Inspiration

A colorful Dahlia garden

Explore our Dahlia selection based on color groupings.

A bouquet of mixed Dahlias

Learn about the many forms Dahlia flowers can take.

Bright magenta Dahlia flowers

Our comparison chart will help you find the best Dahlias for your garden.

A child with a huge yellow Dinnerplate Dahlia flower

See the steps this American Meadows employee took for her garden.

Dahlia Growing Guides

Cafe au Lait Dinner Plate Dahlias

Everything you need to know about growing Dahlias, including soil preparation and staking.

A huge pink Dahlia flower is next to a ruler to measure its size

All about pinching, debudding, and fertilizing: dig in to the details.

A gardener holds up a Dahlia tuber

Dahlias are winter hardy only in zones 8-10. Save your tubers for next spring!

A gardener waters Dahlia plants with a watering can

Answers to your most commonly asked questions, including pests and watering.

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