Dahlia 'Earl' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Giant (AA): over 10 inches in diameter.
Form: Semi-Cactus (SC)
Color: White (W)
Year Introduced: 1979
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Chapell
ADS Classification Code: 201

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

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September 26, 2015

We open the Dahlias Celebration Week with a look at the top cultivars, top comments, most thumbed images, and more!

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Stem Shriveled/Collapsed on Itself by ErinGerg May 22, 2018 10:39 AM 5
Didn't think it was possible by signet Apr 15, 2018 10:36 AM 3
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Need help with gifted dahlia by MargieNY Feb 10, 2018 5:11 PM 20
determining viability of tubers in the spring by PuzzlerBob Nov 30, 2017 6:13 PM 11
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Jun 21, 2018 12:43 PM 210
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Dahlia 'Purplicious', 2017 by frankrichards16 Sep 23, 2017 7:25 AM 4
looking for a close-enough named cultivar by Jai_Ganesha Jul 26, 2017 7:32 PM 4
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It's about that time... by frankrichards16 Nov 8, 2017 9:11 PM 48
If you were to choose just 3 of your Favorite, what would they be? by islander Jun 4, 2017 8:33 AM 17
Selling your extra dahlias. by CLC70 May 28, 2017 1:00 PM 3
Get ready, set, START! by CLC70 Jun 11, 2017 8:29 PM 168
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
Fall dahlias questions by Jksess Nov 28, 2016 10:20 AM 2
Two favorites for 2016 by frankrichards16 Nov 16, 2016 11:53 AM 8
Please Help With Dahlias Problems by kousa Aug 29, 2016 5:51 AM 14

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