Dahlias

Dahlia Week: Tips from the Top

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Last Saturday we were lucky enough to hear from two of the dahlia world’sĀ greatest enthusiasts as part of a Dahlia Festival at The Salutation […]

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Dahlia Week: Classy Collerettes

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Dahlias come in all shapes and sizes. This is why, like other extensively hybridised flowers, dahlias are classified by flower type. There are waterlilies, […]

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Dahlia Week: Big and Beautiful

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When I was a boy, most dahlias looked a little like D. ‘Lady Darlene’. They were bold and brazen, not afraid to be bi-coloured […]

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Dahlia Week: Dahlia ‘Waltzing Mathilda’

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It’s rare that I regret not buying a plant. This is because I scarcely ever resist temptation in the first place. ‘Buy it now, […]

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Dahlia Week: Dahlia ‘Happy Halloween’

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This week The Frustrated Gardener is devoting itself to that dazzling diva of the autumn garden, the dahlia. Since Christopher Lloyd re-ignited our fascination […]

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A Drama of Dahlias

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As far as I am aware, and please enlighten me should I be mistaken, there is not a collective noun for a group of […]

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Daily Flower Candy: Dahlia ‘Firepot’

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If ever a dahlia deserved the classification ‘waterlily’, describing the shape of the blooms, it’s Dahlia ‘Firepot’. The juicy-fruit colours might have given Monet […]

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