The large-flowered, decorative Dahlia ‘Ellen Houston’ is a rewarding summer bloomer that will give you pleasure for months. Dahlia ‘Ellen Houston’ blooms all summer from July until the first frost. Dahlia ‘Ellen Houston’ grows to about 60 cm in height. This Dahlia is therefore also well suited for planting in pots on a terrace or balcony. Dahlia tubers can be planted in the spring. Dahlia ‘Ellen Houston’ is sensitive to frost, so be careful with late night frost. Dig a spacious planting hole, loosen the soil and fill the planting hole with good potting soil. Carefully place the tubers in the planting hole and cover with 3-5 cm of soil. The planting distance of the tubers is 30-60 cm. Water the tubers immediately after planting. Dahlias bloom most profusely in full sun. Store the tubers in a frost-free place after flowering and you will enjoy them for years. Dahlia ‘Ellen Houston’ combines well with perennials and other Dahlia varieties. The double red- orange flowers are real eye-catchers in any border. Dahlia ‘Ellen Houston’ is an excellent cut flower with a long vase life. The best time to cut Dahlias is early in the day. Immediately placing the stems in lukewarm water with cut flower food.