'Babylon Red' is part of the famous Babylon Series, which are some of the classic Dahlias in solid colors. Dinner Plate Dahlias like this are considered the standards by which new dahlias are judged.
Dahlias are perennial in zones 8-10, but in cooler zones, tubers can be dug after frost comes, stored over winter, then re-planted the following spring. Grow Dahlias in a sunny spot, in average soil that drains well. Keep moisture consistent once it begins to grow and enjoy a non-stop color parade. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage more flowers and pinch off small side buds to encourage larger flowers if desired.
Babylon Red Dinner Plate Dahlia
Dinner Plate Dahlia Babylon Red
|Item Package Size|
Bag of 3
Serrated oval-shaped green foliage.
Summer until frost
|Days To Bloom|
Blooms in 56-119 days. (8-17 weeks)
1 bulb / tuber per sq. ft.
Bulbs/Tubers should be planted 1-2" below the soil line.
Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Acidic Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy To Grow, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers
Tuberous Perennial. In zones 3-7, dig tubers before frost, and store in a cool, dry place.
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
|Poisonous or Toxic to Animals|
Tubers and leaves are toxic if eaten in large amounts. Toxic to dog, cats and horses.
Spring / Summer
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada|