Dahlia 'E L Good' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Ball (BA): over 3.5 inches in diameter.
Form: Ball (BA)
Color: Dark Pink (DP
Light Blend (LB)
Pink (PK)
Year Introduced: 1978
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Wittrig
ADS Classification Code: 6010

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 7-21
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Dahlias:  Dos And Don'tsDahlias: Dos And Don'ts
October 1, 2015

My love for dahlias got off to a really slow start. I much preferred soil beneath my fingernails than for those same nails to be blackened by bruises from driving dahlia stakes into the ground. And the truth was, dahlias had no other purpose on earth than to stand around looking totally tall and beautiful. I liked plants that had a reason for being, like tomatoes. Now there was a plant worth growing even if it did need to be staked.

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Storm damage by UncleWill Oct 9, 2018 2:57 PM 3
Dahlias in the Southeastern US? by scvirginia Oct 14, 2018 10:22 AM 4
Stem Shriveled/Collapsed on Itself by ErinGerg May 22, 2018 10:39 AM 5
flowers covered by foliage by pinkruffles Apr 27, 2018 7:39 PM 2
Staking Dahlias by MargieNY Mar 5, 2018 10:40 AM 56
Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
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It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
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Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168

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