Dahlia 'Ellis E' in the Dahlias Database

Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Small (BB): over 4 to 6 inches in diameter.
Form: Formal Decorative (FD)
Color: Purple (PR)
Year Introduced: 1982
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Evans
ADS Classification Code: 3009

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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