Dahlia Classifications

The following two charts:

  • define the diameter or width of the dahlia bloom based on a one or two alpha code
  • list the available dahlia plants based on their bloom size and form.  The plant height is approximate based on soil conditions and fertilizer regimen. 

DAHLIA BLOOM DIAMETERS

Giant     AA    > 10″Large      A     8″ to 10″
Medium  B     6″ to 8″Small     BB    4″ to 6″
                                           Miniature     M     up to 4″
  
Ball     BA    > 3.5″Miniature Ball      MB   2″ to 3.5″
                                            Pompon       P   up to 2″
  
Single    S    > 2″Mignon Single    MS   up to 2″

DAHLIAS SORTED BY BLOOM SIZE

NameSize & FormHt
(ft)
AA = > 10″  
AC BenAA SC LB OR1/WH13-4
Ben HustonAA ID BR BR6 5-5.5
Bloomquist ShineAA SC Y YL123.5-4
BonaventureAA FD BR BR3 3.5-4
Clyde’s ChoiceAA FD OR5
Gay TriumphAA SC OR OR24-5
Kenora Clyde AA SC W  5
Nick Sr.AA ID R/(y)4-5
Show ‘N’ TellAA LC DB RD21/YL43.5-4
Sir Alf RamseyAA SC DB LV9/WH24-5
Wyn’s King SalmonAA SC DP DP124-4.5
A = 8″ – 10″  
CHi eeZ WhizA ID LB DP4/OR65.5-6
CHi eF 25A SC BR105
CHi Moon ShadowA ID LB LV5/YL114-4.5
Clearview EdieA SC W WH25-6
Edna CA FD Y3.5
Elma ElizabethA FD L LV54.5-5
Elsie HustonA ID DP DP14 5
Kenora JubileeA SC WH4-4.5
Kidd’s ClimaxA FD LB PK/Y4-4.5
SpartacusA ID DR DR54.5-5
Trooper DanA SC Y4
Vassio MeggosA ID L LV104-5
B = 6″ – 8″  
AC AbbyB C FL RD11/YL114
Angela DodiB LC LB L/W 4
CHi Darlin’ B IC LB DP3/YL144-4.5
CHi Lorna DooneB FD OR244.5-5
Clearview ScarlettB SC DR DR34-5
Echo CeliaB FD WH/YL/Gold4-5
JessicaB C BI YL12/RD114.5
Kenora Macop-BB LC DR4-5
Narrows TriciaB SC Y  YL9 5-6
NTAC PatriciaB C LB PK22/WH14
R KrisB ID W5-5.5
R NiaB C Y 4-4.5
Skipley BonanzaB IC R RD23 5
BB = 4″ – 6″  
Audrey GraceBB FD R RD184.5-5
Camano RooBB FD DP DP104-4.5
CHi Ca BonitaBB FD YL4
CHi CutterBB C LV95
CHi DonnieBB ID BR185.5-6
CHi HapunaBB FD WH33.5-4
CHi Ki MaddiBB SC LV114.5
CHi WalkerBB FD DR34.5-5
ChiffonBB IC OR4
Chilson’s Pride BB ID LB WH1/PK225
Clearview DavidBB FD L LV73.5-4
Clearview DebbyBB FD LB LV4/WH13.5
EmbraceBB SC BR BR14.5-5
Hillcrest KismetBB FD LB PK/YL4
Hollyhill Black BeautyBB ID DR DR12   4.5-5
Just PeachyBB SC LB PK/Y3.5-4.5
Lake OntarioBB FD YL/RD4-5
Mon Cher-eBB FD DR DR65
Parkland RaveBB IC L LV104.5
Rothesay RevellerBB FD BI PR/W5
Santa ClausBB ID BI R/W4.5
Skipley SpotBB FD BI R/W4-5
Miniature = up to 4″  
Badger TwinkleM SC DB4.5
Barbarry Red DwarfM FD DR DR144.5
CHi Black VelvetM FD PR264
CHi Ca LocaM FD DP145
CHi ChucklesM FD OR55
CHi Ma MereM FD PR263-3.5
CHi Ree PaigeM FD LB WH3/YL45-5.5
Connie Pei YangM FD YL 5
Echo JoseM FD OR OR64
R JoanM FD PK4.5-5
Ryecroft JanM FD W WH24.5-5
Ball = > 3.5″  
Clearview DanielBA Y  Y114.5-5
CornelBA DR DR34
L’AncresseBA W WH65-6
Mary’s JomandaBA DP 4-5
Skipley Lois JeanBA DP5-5.5
Snoho DorisBA DB RD9/BR25-6
Miniature Ball = 2″ – 3.5″  
CHi Nese RedMB RD234
Chimacum TroyMB PR PR284-4.5
Pompon = up to 2″  
Irish GlowP R  RD184
Stellar  
AC RoosterST R RD23/[RD4]4
Alloway CandyST PK3.5-4
CHi Friends ForeverST RD4.5-5
CHi ShakaST L LV104
Waterlily  
CameoWL Y4-5
CHi FlamingoWL DPK4-5
CHi MazingWL DB RD17/YL205-6
CHi Mon Cher-eWL WH3.5
Hollyhill Black Widow WL DR4
Mak’s Royal RubyWL R RD10 4-4.5
Pam HowdenWL LB YL16/OR5/DP133.5-4
Wildwood MarieWL DP DP154.5-5
Novelty  
Valley PorcupineNX LB PK23/WH24.5
Peony  
Miss MuffetMPE W WH22-2.5
Anemome  
Alpen FuryAN R 3.5-4
MexicoAN L4
Collarette  
Bloomquist SweetCO DB DP14/PR26/db/dp14/dr53.5-4
CHi RaeCO DR DR3 yl11/rd224.5-5
Kelsey SunshineCO Y YL11/y194-5
NTAC EileenCO DB OR/YL lb/y/rd4-4.5
Orchid  
HonkaO Y Y/y3.5-4
Midnight StarO DR DR12/lv114.5-5
Natalie’s StarO LB LV3/WH24
Verrone’s ObsidianO PR PR364
Orchette  
Baron Sylvia SOT W WH2/wh2-wh2 4-5
Single   > 2″  
Lulu Island MomS W3.5-4
VolkskanzlerS DB3.5-4
Mignon Single  < 2″  
Bonne EsperanceMS DP DP111.5-2
DaisyMS DP DP1/rd242
InflammationMS OR OR22/rd221-1.5
Lo – BlushMS LB DP/W1.5-2
Lo – RedeyeMS DB BR12/RD241
Lo – WhiteMS WH WH01-1.5
Lupin Tori MS W1.5-2
Matthew JuulMS OR OR6/dr31.5
ReddyMS R1.5-2
RembrandtMS DR1
Topmix YellowMS Y1-1.5