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DAHLIA PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES IN RAISER ORDER

Last updated February 23, 2010

shortraiser

raiser

country

prefix

namesource

Aartsen,GH

G. Hierden Aartsen

NL

Aartsen's

from family name

Adams

Jack Adams

USA

Adam's

Named after (Jack) Adams

Allwright

Allwright

 

Pinewood

name of his nursery

Almand

Jack Almand

USA

Almand's

from own name

Ambrose

Richard/Susan Ambrose

USA

Camano

Lived in Camano Island, Washington State USA

ambrose pfx

Richard/Susan Ambrose

USA

Island

Lived in Camano Island, Washington State USA

anderson,g

Gordon Anderson

NZ

Timona

 

andrew

Bev and Garfield Andrew

NZ

Acacia

named after acacia tree

Andries

Clement Andries

NL

Andries

Named after Andries

anselmo

Norman/Dawn Anselmo

USA

Inland

 

ayers

Harold and Mabel Ayers

USA

Ayers

from own name - ayers

bagnall

Bagnall

AUS

->Bagnall

after own name

bair

Helen Bair

USA

Helen's

Named after Helen Bair

Ballego

Jan G Ballego and sons

NL

Ballego's

Named after (Jan) Ballego

ballego pfx

Ballego

NL

Leiden

Nursery at Leiden 2405, Netherlands

barker,r

Ray Barker

UK

Sunray

 

barlow,a

A Barlow

UK

Storrs

name of area where he lives

barnes,d

Dean Barnes

USA

Bar

From Bar(nes)

barret

Barret

 

Barret's

family name

barron

Dan Barron

UK

Millbank

Named after Millbank Nurseries, Maghull, Lancs UK

barth

Georg Barth

D

Barth's

family name

Barwise

Joe Barwise

UK

Towneley

lived in Towneley, UK

Bateman

Don Bateman

UK

Sheldon

 

bates

Dave Bates

UK

Amgard

Anagram of family initials (Anthea Margaret Graham Allan Rosemary Dave)

bates,j

John Bates

C

Niagra

The area where he lives

bateson

Peter Bateson

UK

->Bateson

Named after (Peter) Bateson

batty

G W Batty

UK

Millwood

 

beever

Harold H Beever

UK

Haywood

Lived at Haywood Park, Deepcar, Nr Sheffield, Yorks UK

bennett2

Bennett

AUS

Myall

 

berger

Nestor Berger

D

Berger's

family name

billinge

W John Billinge

UK

Jobi

From Jo(hn) Bi(llinge)

bloom

Louis/Marnie Bloom

USA

Bloom's

From (Louis & Marnie) Bloom

bloomfield

Robert Bloomfield

USA

Myrtle's

 

bloomquist

Paul Bloomquist

USA

Bloomquist

From (Paul) Bloomquist

boeke

Eugene Boeke Jr

USA

Bo-

From BO(eke)

bohemia

Bohemia Bulbs

CZ

jewel

 

boland

L L Boland

NZ

Cordyline

 

boley

Steve and Sandy Boley

USA

Sandia

named after Sandia mountains in New Mexico where his brother's ashes are scattered

boley,pfx1

Steve and Sandy Boley

USA

SB

named after SB Gardens

boley,pfx2

Steve and Sandy Boley

USA

Irish

Steve has irish ancestry

bonini

Aldo Bonini

C

Cara

 

bonneywell

Bill/Ida Bonneywell

USA

Snoho

Lived in Snohomish, Washington USA

boore

R E Boore

UK

Greenacres

 

booth,a

A W Booth

UK

Cherrywood

 

Booth,e

Eric Booth

UK

Spennythorn

 

boram

Arthur Boram

USA

Boram's

family name

bourke

Carol Bourke

NZ

Riverlea

Comes from the name of the private maternity home Carol was born in, and she has always lived near a river

boyer

Mac/Norma Boyer

USA

Manor

From Ma(c) and Nor(ma) Boyer

boylan

Peter Boylan

UK

Monaaghan

born in County Monaghan, Ireland

braithwaite,nz

Braithwaite

NZ

Tiki

 

Brand

Harry K Brand

AUS

Croydon

 

bright

Carol Bright

UK

carreg

area where her parents were born; carreg=pebble in Welsh

brocklehurst

Allen Brocklehurst

AUS

Kwinana

Township near Perth, Western Australia

brooker,n

N Brooker

AUS

Brook's

from Brook(er)'s

Brookes

George Brookes

UK

Inca

Named after Inca tribe of Peru

broomall

J J Broomall

USA

Eagle Rock

lived in Eagle Rock

brown

John Brown (Brown&Such)

UK

Perran

Lived at Perran, Braywick Rd, Maidenhead, Berks UK

brown,h&b

Harvey&Beverly Brown

USA

Mo Bay's

from Mo(nterey) Bay

brown,m

Mrs M Brown

AUS

Everton

 

Brudenbeck

Brudenbeck

USA

Sagamore

 

buchanan,d

Donald S Buchanan

UK

Falkirk

 

Buckley

Brian D Buckley

NZ

Tui

Name of a native NZ bird

Bull

Brian (Bernie) F Bull

NZ

Bull's

Named after (Brian) Bull

burden

P Burden

UK

->'B'

Named after initial of B(urden)

burrell,p

Peter Burrell

NZ

Kotare

Maori name for the Kingfisher

burton,us

Dave & Betty Burton

USA

Stillwater

 

campobello

Campobello DF (R Keesling)

USA

Campo's

Named after Campobello, South Carolina USA

Cann

W A Cann

UK

Purbeck

 

cannell

H Cannell & Sons

UK

Cannell's

family name

canning

J Richard/Shirley Canning

USA

->C

Named after initial of C(anning)

Carrington

John Carrington

UK

Grenidor

from sons GRE(gory) and NI(gel) and wife DOR(een)

casserley

P M Casserley

UK

Eden

lived in Eden Road

cawkwell

Eddie H Cawkwell

UK

Askwith

Lived at Askwith

charlton

Vin G. Charlton

AUS

Hillier

lives on Hillier Road, was part of Hillier Farm about thirty years before

cheal

J Cheal & sons

UK

->Star

 

cheal pfx1

J Cheal & sons

UK

Cheal's

from own name

checkley

A W G Checkley

UK

Knowle

Lived at Knowle Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham UK

Chester

G J Chester

UK

->Chester

family name

clack

Ron/Ginger Clack

USA

->Angel

 

clark,d

Derek Clark

UK

Nunton

shortened form of Nuneaton in UK

clark,j

John Clark

UK

Sorrento

favourite holiday destination in Italy

clark,j sfx

John Clark

UK

->Clark

Named after (John) Clark

Cleaver

Peter Cleaver

UK

Fairway

 

clifton

P Clifton

USA

Clifton

from own name

cole

L Cole

UK

Canley

lived at Canley, Coventry UK

collins,h

Hills & Nancy Collins

USA

HN's

from H(ills and )N(ancy)

collins,w

Willis Collins

USA

Skagit

lives in Skagit Valley

Connell

Les Connell

USA

Tahoma

 

cook,c

Calvin Cook

USA

Colorado

nursery in Colorado

cook,ra

R A Cook

UK

Amberley

lives in Amberley Road, Enfield, Middx, UK

cook,rk

Richard Cook

UK

Snowfire

Based on changing hair colour

cook,rk sfx

Richard Cook

UK

->Snowfire

Based on changing hair colour

Cook,rw

Ralph Cook

UK

Dana

 

Cooper,e

Ernest Cooper (Jescot Dahlias)

UK

Jescot

Lived at Jescot, 14 Upper Bognor Rd, Bognor Regis, Sussex UK

cornelius

Cornelius

SA

Corn

from Corn(elius)

corning

Ed Corning

USA

Canyon

 

corriel

Cheri Corriel

USA

Coriel's

from own name

cox,s

Steve Cox

AUS

Stevan's

from STE(ve and )VAN(da - his partner)'S

craggs

George & Vincent Craggs

UK

Tunstall

raised dahlias at Tunstall Manor Gardens near West Hartlepool, UK

craig

Charles Craig

USA

Madison

lives in Madison (Wisconsin)

crawford

Crawford

USA

Jax

 

crouch

Colin Crouch

UK

Colval

Col(in) and Val(erie) Crouch

cruger

Bud (Lloyd?) Cruger

USA

Melqua

Lived at Melqua, Roseburg, Oregon USA

cunnard

Colin Cunnard

NZ

Maltby

Lives in Maltby Avenue

Currie

Fred T Currie

UK

Mistill

had 2 cats, Mist(y) and (G)ill

currl

R Currl

AUS

Daroja

 

daffern

Bill Daffern

UK

Haseley

Nursery based at Haseley Knob, Warwick, UK

Dahliadel

Dahliadel (Warren Maytrott)

USA

Caproz

 

daniel

Joe Daniel

AUS

Rokewood

Lives in Rokewood, Victoria, Aus

darling

E W Darling

USA

Milton

 

davey,nz

Alastair Davey

NZ

Rural

lived in a Rural area,getting deliveries from farming origins

Davidson

Gar Davidson

AUS

Glenbank

 

davies

Davies

UK

Wyndal

 

Davies,b

Barry Davies

UK

Barbarry

From Bar(bara) and Barry Davies

davies,j2

J Davies - wales

UK

Bychan

Lived in Bychan,Wrexham, N Wales UK

davis,j

Mrs June Davis

UK

Cherwell

Named after local river Cherwell, near Banbury, Oxon UK

dean,b

Buddy Dean

USA

Hilltop

from Nursery name

dearborn

Daniel Dearborn

USA

Bristol

 

DeRooy

Anthony DeRooy

USA

Cascade

from cascade mountains near home

Dexter

Carol Dexter

C

cobequid

 

diede

Ken Diede

USA

DD

from name D(ie)D(e)

dixie dg

Dixie DG (Albert Hendricks)

USA

Dixie's

from Dixie gardens

Docherty

Frank Docherty

UK

->Doc

Named after (Frank) Doc(herty)

Dokoupil

Emil Dokoupil

CZ

Dokoupil

family name

donaldson

Donaldson

USA

Renfrew

 

duncan

Mrs F E Duncan

NZ

Pari Taha

 

Dunlop

Alan Dunlop

UK

Davenport

Lived in Davenport Drive, Brunton Park, Gosforth, Newcastle UK

Dunn

W L Dunn

UK

Trelawney

house named trelawney

durrant

Eddie Durrant

UK

Kiwi

Named in honour of relatives in New Zealand

dykstra

William Dykstra

USA

Austin's

lives in Austin Street

eckhoff

Louis.Patti Eckhoff (Sea-Tac D.G.)

USA

Sea-

from Sea-(Tac) gardens - between Sea(ttle) and Tac(oma)

eckhoff1

Louis.Patti Eckhoff (Sea-Tac D.G.)

USA

Cabo

 

Edge

Noel Edge

AUS

Hillview

 

ellison

Nancy Ellison

USA

Northwest

 

Englehardt

Kurt Englehardt

D

Engelhardt's

 

Ensum

Pi (W) Ensum

UK

Hamari

Lived at Hamari, 23 The Hollands, Worcester Park, Surrey UK

Entrup

Theodore Entrup

D

Entrup's

family name

F&M

Fisher & Masson (Sanhican Gardens,

USA

Sanhican's

Named for Sanhican Gardens

fallows

George Fallows

UK

Arnside

 

farley

R (Bob) J Farley

UK

Bargaly

Bargaly is name of farm where he worked

Farquhar

Ken & B Farquhar

AUS

Ken's

Named after Ken (Farquhar)

Faust

Conrad Faust

USA

Piedmont

 

fenton

Elaine J Fenton

NZ

Otara

Used to live in Otara street in Christchurch

fenton pfx

Elaine J Fenton

NZ

Kaka

name of a New Zealand parrot

Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald

USA

Fitzy's

after own name

Fleckney

Keith S Fleckney

UK

Chiltern

Lived on Chiltern Hills at Tring, Herts UK

Flood

Geoff H A Flood

UK

Suffolk

Lived in Beccles, Suffolk UK

fox,k

K Fox

USA

Everlys

 

franklin,d

Dan/Kathy Franklin

USA

Bristol

Lived in Bristol, Indiana USA

Franklin,w

W (Bill) Franklin

UK

Lismore

An island off Oban in Scotland

franz

Henry W Franz

USA

Cedar

 

frater

John W Frater

NZ

Taratahi

Maori name of district where he used to live, means "independent" or "stands alone"

Frost

V Frost

NZ

Alva's

Second christian name of his daughter

Frost,b

Brian Frost

UK

Astra

Worked for Vauxhall Motors, making Astra cars

Fuller

Ted E A Fuller

UK

Fernhill

used to live in Fernhill Road

furness

Eric Furness

UK

Brackenhill

Worked in Brackenhill Park, Bradford

gardner

F M Gardner

NZ

Ellerby

 

Gee

Gee

 

Hawkwell

 

Geerlings

Cor Geerlings

NL

Geerling's

Named after (Cor) Geerlings

Geisert

Madlyn Geisert

USA

Tioga

Named after Indian tribe

Gentile

Joseph Gentile (Lakewood Dahlia Garden)

USA

Lakewood

from Lakewood Dahlia Gardens

gilbert,r

R F Gilbert

UK

->Gilbert

family name

gillam,t

Terry Gillam

UK

Gilwood

Made up from Gil(lam) and Wood (wife's maiden name)

Gitts

Nick Gitts (Swan Island Dahlias)

USA

Gitts

Named after (N) Gitts

godsmark

P Godsmark

UK

Ryecroft

Allotments in Ryecroft Lane

Golby

Golby

UK

Duston

Nursery at Millway, Duston, Northampton UK

golby sfx

Golby

UK

->Golby

Named after Golby's nursery of Millway, Duston, Northampton UK

graham

George Graham

Canada

Nova

from NOVA (Scotia)

grant

R Grant

AUS

Down's

 

gray,hf

H F Gray

UK

->Gray

family name

green

R Green

UK

Kingsland

house in road called Kingsland, in Harlow, Essex UK

Greenaway

M Greenaway

UK

Coxwell

lives in Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire UK

greenway

Ken Greenway, Accent dahlias

USA

AC

from ACcent dahlias

griffin

E Griffin

AUS

Scarborough

Lives in Scarborough, Perth, Aus

gryson

Willy Gryson

B

Gryson's

family name

gullikson

Evie Gullikson (Alpen Gardens)

USA

->Gull

Named after (Evie) Gull(ikson)

haaster

Mrs Ans van Haaster

NL

->glow

 

Hacek

Bob Hacek (Mohawk D.G.)

USA

Mohawk

name of nursery

hale

Hale

 

Raven

 

hale,v

Vic Hale

UK

Aztec

 

hall,b

B & B Hall

UK

Gateshead

based in Gateshead, England

hall,bev

Barry & Sonia Hall

USA

EV

from E(merald) V(alley)

Hall,w

W E Hall

UK

Shirley

Lived in Shirley, Croydon, Surrey UK

Hamilton

Glen Hamilton (Estate Brook Nurseries)

C

Hamilton

Lives at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; actual names after family members

hamilton,j

Mrs J Hamilton

NZ

Inglebrook

 

Hammett,k

Keith R W Hammett

NZ

->Hammett

Named after (Keith) Hammett

Hammond

Mr J & Mrs J Hammond

NZ

Tujay's

From the two J's in their names

hanni-wilcox

hanni-wilcox

USA

Vets

 

Harbord

John Harbord

UK

Corton

Lived in Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk UK

Harding

George Harding

AUS

Formby

 

hardingham

Alf Hardingham

AUS

Glenmarc

from sons GLEN and MARC

hards

Hards

UK

Kingdown

 

hardwick,m

Mike Hardwick

UK

->Hardwick

Named after (Mike) Hardwick

haslhofer

Peter Haslhofer

A

hapet

Has(lhofer )pet(er)

Hastings

Ray Hastings

NZ

Aylestone

used to live in Aylestone, Leicester, England

haus

Chet Haus

USA

C J's

 

haven

J van der Haven

NL

Heljo's

 

havens

Luther/Pet Havens

USA

Minerva

 

Hawkins

C W Hawkins

UK

Elmbrook

Lived at Elmbrook Road, Cheam, Surrey UK

Hayes

Arthur Hayes

UK

->Boy

saw first seedling as a good old boy, and name of Boy stuck for that and all subsequent ones

heeley

Cliff Heeley

UK

Bercliff

Ber(yl) and Cliff Heeley

Heeringa

Jean Heeringa

USA

Vista

 

Heines

Howard Heines

USA

Prom

 

hellens

Ralph Hellens

C

R

from R(alph)

henrikson

Henrikson

USA

L.C.

 

henry

Dave Henry

AUS

Kallista

 

Hern

Ray E. Hern

USA

Hern's

from own name

Hewlett

Derek Hewlett

UK

Jaldec

Anagram of family initials (Jan, Andrew, Lesley, Derek, Evelyn and C is the cat)

higgo

Cyril Higgo

SA

Pinelands

lives in Pinelands, SA

hill,d

David Hill, Abacus Nurseries

UK

Abacus

name of nursery

hill,d pfx

David Hill, Abacus Nurseries

UK

Skewen

lives in skewen

hill,graham

Graham Hill

UK

Kilburn

lives in village of Kilburn

hindle

Tony Hindle

UK

Kelsea

house name

hodge,p

P S Hodge

UK

Treby

 

Hodgson

Hodgson

 

El

 

Hoek

L A Hoek

NL

Hoek's

Named after (L A) Hoek

Holl/Menz

Wayne Holland and John Menzel

C/AUS

Canoz

from CANada and OZ(Australia)

holland

Wayne Holland

C

Hy-

Picked "HY" as prefix because he hates long names when labeling! And clever names like "Hy Fashion" also become possible.

Holzauer

Henry Holzauer

USA

->H

from H(olzauer)

Hook

Hook

 

Oakleigh

 

Hornsveld

Hornsveld

NL

Hornsveld

family name

Hunt

Edgar Hunt

UK

->Hunt

family name

hurt

Dr J W T Hurt

USA

Brookside

 

Huston

N Earle Huston

C

->Huston

Named after (Earle) Huston

Ingham

Roger Ingham

UK

Amorangi

 

ingram

Les Ingram

AUS

Yarra

 

ireland

H J Ireland

UK

->Ireland

Named after (H J) Ireland

iverson

Jo Iverson

C

Saanich

 

J&M

Jas-Mar Dahlia Garden

USA

Jas Mar

from the garden name

jack,d

David Jack

C

Ferncliff

owns Ferncliff Nursery

jack,w

Walter H &Kit A Jack

NZ

Oreti

Name of local Oreti river

Jackson

Les Jackson

UK

Hillcrest

had an allotment on Hillcrest site at Carlisle

jasper,d

David Jasper

UK

Kernow

 

johnson,g

Gilbert Johnson

USA

Elgico

 

Johnson,ws

W S Johnson

UK

Greenway

lives in road called Greenway

jones,a

Alan Jones

UK

Janal

Anagram of Alan J(ones)

jones,b

Bonnie Jones-Morin

USA

Lupin

Lupin names comes from his back yard once being full of Lupin--NOW all dahlia and no grass.

jones,d

Dorothy Jones

C

Onabrook

 

jones,L

R Les Jones

UK

Wootton

Lived at Leek Wootton, Warks UK

jones,r

Ray/Iris Jones

USA

HG

Homestead Gardens is on the homestead of the parents of Bonnie Jones Morin.

jones,s

Sion Jones

UK

Nessit

Name of the area where the nursery is sited from the Doomsday Book

juul

Erik/Gerda Juul

USA

Juul's

Named after (E & G) Juul

kavchek

W Kavchek

USA

dormont

 

keesling

Bob Keesling, (Campo Bello Farms)

USA

Campo's

Named after Campobello, South Carolina USA

Kelly

Don and Molly Kelly

AUS

Kelgai

from KEL(ly) and GAI -initials of their children, also name of their stables in NSW where they bred horses

kemp,a

J(r) A Kemp

USA

Monmouth

 

kemp,a pfx

J(r) A Kemp

USA

Kemp's

from own name

kennedy,l

Loney Kennedy

USA

Wyoming

lives off Wyoming Road

kennedy,t

Ted (Ken) & Margaret Kennedy

USA

Hollyhill

live near top of hill on Holly Lane

Kent

Dave Kent

UK

Merrow

Named after Merrow in Surrey where he used to live

kershaw

Don Kershaw

UK

Rossendale

Lived in Rossendale, Lancs UK

kher/butani

M A Kher and Dr J C Butani

IND

NBRI's

from National Botanical Research Institute

Kidd,j

Joe Kidd

UK

Carstone

used to live in a village Stone Carr, then moved to house he called carstone

kieffer

J Arthur Kieffer

USA

->K

Named after initial of K(ieffer)

Killingsworth

Brian & Carol Killingsworth

USA

Creekside

Named after Creekside Dahlia farm, 3447 Whitepath Road, Ellijay, Georgia 30540 Usa

king

Arthur R King

UK

Onslow

Lived in Onslow Crescent, Solihull, W Mids UK

kingsley d

Grenville Thomas, Kingsley Dahlias

AUS

Kingsley

Named after suburb where he lives

Kinns

Jack Kinns

UK

Abridge

Lived in Abridge, Essex UK

Knight

Brian Knight

UK

Stoneleigh

Lived in Stoneleigh Crescent, Knowle, Bristol UK

Koenig

Nick Koenig & Sons

USA

Lakeside

from lakeside gardens

Konishi

Yusaku Konishi

J

Sakura

 

Konishi pfx2

Yusaku Konishi

J

Kazusa

 

Kops

N Kops

NL

Kops

from own name

korb,d

Don R Korb

USA

Korb

From own name

Kranich

Kranich

D

Kranich's

from own name

kreiner

John Kreiner

USA

Amhurst

 

Krzywycki

George Krzywycki

UK

Daleko

 

lamson

Robert Lamson

USA

Rubob

 

lamson,j

Jim Lamson

USA

BJ's

from nursery name

Lander

Lander

UK

Bramhall

 

lapierre

Joe La Pierre

C

Tribune's

commemerates a ship { La Tribune } which was wrecked at the entrance to Herring Cove,NS. where the originator resides.

larkin,k

Kevin Larkin

USA

CG

initials of Corralitos Gardens

larkin/zdnr,pfx

Kevin Larkin/Karen Zydner

USA

Lirio

 

larkin/znr,pfx1

Kevin Larkin/Karen Zydner

USA

Rio

 

larkin/zyd

Kevin Larkin/Karen Zydner

USA

CG

initials of Corralitos Gardens

Lashlie

Arthur Lashlie

UK

Crichton

Lived in Crichton Avenue, Chester-le-Street, Co.Durham UK

lawrence

Ray Lawrence

NZ

Diamond

 

Leroux

Gordon Leroux

USA

Kenora

Named after Kenora in Canada where he was born

leroux pfx1

Gordon Leroux

USA

Keewatin

Named after Keewatin in Canada near where he was born

Lewis,i

Ivor S Lewis

UK

Worton

worked for National Coal Board at Worton facility in Wiltshire

Lewis,n

Norman W Lewis

UK

Cortez

Named after spanish explorer of Mexico

Lightbody

Mr & Mrs W L Lightbody

UK

Ulster

live in Ulster (Co Down)

Lister

Alex Lister and Son

UK

Rothesay

Lived in Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland UK

lister sfx

A Lister

UK

->Lister

named after Lister

lobaugh

Wayne Lobaugh

USA

RaeAnn's

RaeAnn is the raisers daughter who liked an open-ceentred dahlia

lobaugh,pfx

Wayne Lobaugh

USA

Lo-

from start of name

lobaugh,pfx1

Wayne Lobaugh

USA

Newaukum

 

Lockwood

A Lockwood

UK

->Lockwood

Name after (A) Lockwood

Lombaert

Lombaert

B

Lombaert's

family name

longpre

Longpre

C

Marisel

 

loomis

M Loomis

USA

Mel's

 

Lundgren

Nat Lundgren

USA

Western

 

MacDougall

William D MacDougall

AUS

Kelvin

 

Mackenzie,b

B Mackenzie

NZ

Ardmore

 

Maile

Maile

 

->Maile

family name

manwell

Larry Manwell

USA

Man's

From Man(well)

marienau

Fred/Daisie Marienau

USA

Syringa

 

marijczuk

Josef Marijczuk

USA

Ukraine

 

maritz

Walter H Maritz

SA

Penhill

Lived in Penhill, South Africa

marsden

W Marsden

UK

Holmeview

house is named holmeview

marsden 1

W Marsden

UK

Barton

 

Marshall

Dick Marshall

UK

Sherwood

Lived near Sherwood Forest, Nottingham UK

martin,l

L Martin

B

Martin's

from own name

Martin,t

Terry Martin

NZ

Martin's

Named after (T) Martin

mason,l

L E Mason

UK

Kala

 

masopust

Masopust

CZ

Mas

from Mas(opust)

Matthies

Richard Matthies

USA

Fidalgo

used to live on Fidalgo Island, Washington

Matulick

Mrs Joan Matulick

AUS

Christie

Lives in Christie Beach, Adelaide, South Australia

mcarthur

Lorne McArthur

C

Echo

 

Mccann

R W (Dick) McCann

NZ

Paroa

lives in Paroa, NZ

Mcclaren

William McClaren

USA

Alpen

Named after Alpen Nursery of Kalispell, Montana USA

mcdonald

Rodger Mcdonald

NZ

DD

Initials of previous nursery - Delightful Dahlias

mcglaughlan,m

Maureen McGlaughlan

NZ

Tango's

named after her persian cat tha was killed

mcgough

Les McGough

UK

Wessington

 

McKenzie

S McKenzie

AUS

Mildura

 

McLaughlin

C McLaughlin

AUS

Moray

 

Mclelland

Tom E McLelland

UK

Weston

Used to live in Weston Road

McNabb

D & T McNabb

C

Pandora

 

Mellen

Sam Mellen

UK

->Maya

 

mense

J J Mense

NL

Ophir

 

menzel

J Menzel

AUS

Winkie

Lives in Winkie, South Australia

metcalfe

Ralph Metcalfe

UK

Stutton

lives in Stutton Road

miller,h

Harold Miller

USA

Daisy

 

miller,h pfx

Harold Miller

USA

Puget

lives near puget sound

miner

Ron Miner

USA

Baron

From Bar(bara) and Ron Miner

miner sfx

Ron Miner

USA

->Miner

Named after (Ron) Miner

Mingus

Phil Mingus (Dahlias)

USA

Mingus

Named after (Phil) Mingus

mishler

Bill Mishler

USA

Woodland's

lived in woodland, washington usa

Moody

Moody

 

Allendale

 

Mooney

John Mooney

C

->Mooney

Named after (John) Mooney; actual names after family members and friends

Morcilla

Eddie & Roni Morcilla

C

Edron

From Ed(die) and Ron(i)

Morin

Willard Morin (TLC Gardens)

USA

Lupin

Lupin names comes from his back yard once being full of Lupin--NOW all dahlia and no grass.

Morris

Robin Morris

UK

Meriwell

Made up from Meri(den) and (Berks)well, W Mids where he lived

Morris3

Morris

USA

BJ's

 

Moynahan

Robert A/Anna Moynahan

USA

Robann

Rob(ert) and Ann(a) Moynahan

muntjewerff

R J Muntjewerff

NL

Munt's

from own name

murphy,g

G Murphy

USA

PC's

 

nagels

E Nagels

B

Nagel's

From own name

naumann

Neville W Naumann

AUS

Bracken

Lived in Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia

neilson

Mrs Loretta J Neilson

NZ

Tara

lives in Tara(dale), named after Tara Hills in Ireland

netts

R Netts

AUS

Pooraka

 

Newbery

F Newbery

UK

Pensford

Lived in Pensford, Bristol UK

newstead

Jack Newstead

C

Kerry

Kerry is his son

norman

Norman

USA

E.L.

 

norton

Les Norton

NZ

Elnor

First initial plus three letters from his surname

Nuyens

J C H Nuyens (Nuijens)

NL

->Dwarf

 

Nuyens,pfx

J C H Nuyens (Nuijens)

NL

Flora's

 

ohlson

Marie Ohlson

Sweden

Birka

 

olson

Leon/Joan Olson

USA

Umpqua

 

opichka

Charles/Jane Opichka

USA

Alfra

 

orley

Phil Orley

UK

Teesbrooke

Allotment in Teesbrooke Avenue

ormes

George Ormes

UK

Semro

reverse of ORMES

Oscroft

Fred Oscroft

UK

Danum

Named after roman name for Doncaster, UK

Oscroft pfx1

Fred Oscroft

UK

Oscroft's

from own name

Owen

B Owen

UK

Sharowean

 

Pace

Herbert Pace

USA

HP's

from H(erbert) P(ace)

palmer

D Palmer

NZ

Amanda's

 

Pape

Charles F Pape

USA

Pape's

From own name

papierski

Edward Papierski

USA

Wildwood

 

paradise

Louis Paradise

USA

Eden

 

Parker

Gaynor W Parker

AUS

Gay

Named after Gay(nor Parker)

Parker 1

Gaynor W Parker

AUS

Dema

 

parker sfx

Gaynor Parker

AUS

->Gay

Named after Gay(nor Parker)

parshall

Richard & Danielle Parshall

USA

Clearview

Clearview is the name of the small crossroads community located near where they live in unincorporated Snohomish County, Washington State,USA

Pashley

Tom Pashley

UK

Whiston

Lived in Whiston, Rotherham, S Yorks UK

Passey

O. Derek Passey

UK

Hallwood

 

Paterson

W (Davy) Paterson

UK

Dunshelt

Named after Dunshelt Nurseries, Ladybank Road, Dunshelt, Auchtermuchty, Fife, Scotland UK

Pearson

Clarence (George?) Pearson

USA

Pearson's

Named after (Clarence) Pearson

Peck2

Harley T Peck (Golden Rule DG)

USA

Buckeye

 

pellant

D Pellant

UK

->Pellant

named after (D) Pellant

pendly

Julius Pendly

NZ

J.P.

from own initials

penman

Mrs Eunice Penman

NZ

Britland

 

Pennington

Stan Pennington

UK

Ruskin

works social club and gardens were in Ruskin Drive, St Helens

peters,a

Mrs A Peters

AUS

Karras

Initials of family members

Peterson

Jack Peterson

USA

Valley

 

Pickles

D Pickles

UK

Higherfield

Lived at Higherfield, Skipton Old Road, Colne.Lancs UK

podger

R L Podger

AUS

Trevallyn

 

powers

powers

 

Powers

From own name

powley

George A Powley

UK

Willowfield

Lived at Willowfield, Finborough Road, Onehouse, Stowmarket, Suffolk UK

probizanski

Arlene & Carl Probizanski (dahliadel)

USA

Caproz

named after Caproz dahlia nursery

probizanski,s

Steve Probizanski, Arlene's Legacy

USA

A.L.

named in legacy of his mother Arlene of Caproz Dahlias

raines

F H Raines

UK

Hillesley

lived in Hillesley, Gloucs, UK

Ray

Merv Ray

AUS

Como

 

rees

Rees Dahlia Garden

USA

Rees'

From own name

Rejman

Richard Rejman

USA

Rejman's

Named after (Richard) Rejman

Richards

E (Jock) Richards

UK

Biddenham

Named after Biddenham district of Bedford UK

Ricks

W D Ricks

USA

Cherokee

 

ridling

Aaron Ridling

USA

Ridling's

own name

Robens

Harvey H Robens

USA

Roben's

from own name

robert

Michel Robert

F

Alauna

name of old roman town close to his garden in Normandy. Now called Valognes, district called Alleaume, french for Alauna

roberts,mm

M M Roberts

UK/ESP

->Melville

Melville is his second christian name

robinson,a

A J Robinson

UK

Highgate

Lived at Highgate, London N6 UK

rogers,r

Roy Rogers

UK

Dikara

from the names of his daughters DIAna and KARen

Rogers2

Rogers

 

Smallfield

 

romano

Bob Romano

USA

Windhaven

Lived at E Windhaven Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Ross

Arthur Ross

UK

Elmdon

Lived at Elmdon, Solihull W Mids UK

Rossack

Frank Rossack

AUS

Alden

Name of nursery in Victoria

Rowlands

Dr D. Gareth Rowlands

UK

Brookfield

Lived in Brookfield Rd, Bedford UK

rowse

Jim Rowse

USA

Parkland

name from the central region of Alberta, Canada where he first raised seedlings, range of hills east of Rockies and a Park Land

rupple

J. Rupple( or J. Supple)

USA

JR's

from J R(upple)

sampson

Bob Sampson

C

Lyn's

 

sandford

R Sandford

UK

Breckland

 

schoenauer

Jerry Schoenauer (JS Dahlias)

USA

JS

from JS dahlias

Schofield

Ron Schofield

USA

Deerwood

Lived in Deerwood Ct, Winston, Oregon USA

Schwinck

Bill/Dolores Schwinck (B&D Dahlias)

USA

Normandy

Nursery in Normandy Park, Washington USA

scott,w

W Scott and Son

UK

Scott's

name of nursery

scott,w pfx

W Scott and Son

UK

Morley

nirsery in Morley, cheshire

Sell,c

Curt Sell

USA

Goshen

 

Sellick

Ray Sellick

AUS

Murray

 

senior,m

Mick Senior

USA

Mick's

Named after Mick (Senior)

Senty

Walter B. Senty

USA

Badger

 

Setterfield

Setterfield

 

Englefield

 

Severin,h

H Severin

D

Berliner

 

Sharp

Joe Sharp

UK

Yelno

Anagram of Olney village near Higham Ferrers, Northants UK

Sharpja

John A Sharp

UK

Eastwood

Lived at Eastwood Drive, Eastwood, Leigh on Sea, Essex UK

shaw,j

J Shaw

AUS

April

 

shaw,k1

K Shaw pre 1990

UK

->Shaw

from own name

Sherlock

Kevin Sherlock

NZ

Kea

Maori name for a native NZ alpine parrot

shinn

Monty Shinn

C

Love's

 

Sibley

Ross Sibley

AUS

Jan

 

silver,s

Sam Silver

UK

Oakwood

named after house name

Simpson

Arthur Simpson

USA

Shawnee

 

Simpson pfx1

Arthur Simpson

USA

Simpsons

from own name

Sisson

Ralph Sisson

USA

West Strand

 

Skilton

J S Skilton

UK

Tandridge

 

Slangen

D Slangen

NL

Anda's

 

smith,c

Charles Smith

AUS

Devon

Lives in Devon, Tasmania, Australia

smith,d&l

David/Leone Smith

USA

Chimacum

Lived in Chimacum, Washington USA

smith,d&l,sfx

D & L Smith

USA

Valley

 

smith,don

Don Smith

UK

Rydale

lives in Ryedale district of Yorkshire

Smith,h

Herbert Smith

USA

Herb's

From Herb(ert Smith)

smith,p

Paul Smith

USA

Kindelwood

 

smith,t

Terry & Diane Smith (Showcase dahlias)

USA

Showcase

named for Showcase Dahlias

smits

Smits

SA

Watchung

 

Smits,p

P K J Smits

NL

Boom Boom

 

smythe,d

Daphne Smythe

NZ

Kari

Maori word for "garden" or dig

Snelgar

Mr & Mrs R R Snelgar

UK

Malham

 

Solomon

Ray Solomon

USA

Sol's

from Sol(omon')s

Specht

Specht

D

Specht's

after family name

spencer

S J Spencer

UK

Hockley

Nursery at Hockley in Essex, UK

St.Bridgets

ST Bridgets Nursery

 

St. Bridget

named after nurserry

Staite

L. Staite & Sons

UK

Avon

Avon nurseries on banks of Warwickshire Avon river

Star

C van der Star

NL

Star's

Named after (C vd) Star

Sterling

Mrs Joyce Sterling

USA

Bay State

Lives in Massachusetts, known as the Bay State

Stevens

Roger Stevens

UK

Amaran

 

stevens pfx

Roger Stevens

UK

Hexton

Lived at Hexton Quay, Plymouth UK

stevens,r

Roger/Mary Stevens

USA

Romar

from RO(ger) and MAR(y) Stevens

Stevens2

Stevens

 

Selway

 

Stitt

Jock Stitt

NZ

Alloway

Named after an area in Scotland

Stock

Ken E. Stock

UK

Littledown

named aftert an estate close to raiser's home

Stock pfx1

Ken E. Stock

UK

Mayan

from name of acient tribe

Stock pfx2

Ken E. Stock

UK

Monet

after the artist

Stock pfx3

Ken E. Stock

UK

Mexico

after natural home of the dahlia

stothard

L Stothard

UK

Blyton

lives in Blyton, Linolnshire UK

stout

Mrs. C. H. Stout

USA

Jacs

 

strickland

Denis Strickland

NZ

Rhanna

clinic he attended named after mythical land off coast of Wales where all dreams come true

strunz

Raymond Strunz

USA

->S

Named after initial of S(trunz)

Summerscales

W Summerscales & Son

UK

Crossfield

Named after Crossfield Nurseries, Middlestown, Wakefield, W Yorks UK

surber

Bob/Ruth Surber

USA

Northlake

 

Sutherland

N E Sutherland

SA

Kimberley

 

suttell

Ralph Suttell

C

Jess-

Jess was his mother's name

swan island

Swan Island dahlias

USA

Swan's

Named after Swan Island

swanton

J Swanton

UK

Franlyn

 

switalla

Garham Switalla

NZ

Grayval

Gray(ham and val(erie)

takeuchi

Roy Takeuchi

USA

Riho's

 

takeuchi1

Roy Takeuchi

USA

I M

 

Talbot

Ron E Talbot

UK

Sarum

Lived in Sarum Close, Shipton Bellinger, Tidworth, Hants UK

Tapley

Bill (William) Tapley

AUS

Aitara

 

Thiermann

John H.Thiermann

USA

Badger

 

thomas,g

grenville thomas, kingsley dahlias

AUS

Lynwood

Named after his sister's house in Wales, UK

thompson,e

T. Eric Thompson

UK

Rockliffe

lives in Rockcliffe

thompson,j

Jim Thompson

UK

Cascade

grew on Cascade Allotments

tivey

Philip Tivey & Sons

UK

Syston

Nursery based in Syston, Leicester, UK

toedtli

Eric Toedtli

USA

Felida

name of municipal area where he lives, comes from felid (latin for cat) plus 'a' added by postmaster

Tucker

E J Tucker

UK

Candover

lived in Candover, Hampshire, UK

tudor

Roy Tudor

UK

Trelyn

Lived in Trelyn, South Wales

Turbitt

D Turbitt

UK

Portstewart

lived in Portstewart

turner,l

L K Turner

UK

Harlech

 

turrell

Roger W Turrell

UK

Avoca

from house name

turton

Frank Turton

AUS

Northfield

Name of street in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, UK where he used to live

twitchell

S J Twitchell

UK

Athelstan

lived in Athelstan Road, Hemel Hempstead

Twuyver

Twuyver

NL

Aemstel

 

twyning

Mark Twyning, Winchester Growers

UK

Twyning's

from own name

Umphenour

Umphenour

USA

Belred

 

unk10

   

KK

 

unk11

   

Vin Well

 

unk12

   

Kyah

 

unk13

   

Balgo

 

unk14

   

Jovan's

 

unk15

   

Islip

 

unk16

   

Lin's

 

unk17

 

NZ

Otway

 

unk18

 

SA

Pembi

 

unk19

 

AUS

Selby

 

unk2

   

Adirondack

 

unk20

   

Barwal

 

unk21

   

Fernie

 

unk22

 

SA

Kinrah

 

unk23

 

USA

Kitsap

 

unk24

   

Link's

 

unk25

 

AUS

Wiruna

 

unk26

   

Bruthen

 

unk27

   

Dania's

 

unk28

pre 1981

 

Malvern

 

unk29

   

Newsham

 

unk3

   

Alpine

 

unk30

   

Rockley

 

unk31

   

Seafair

 

unk32

   

Chemar's

 

unk33

 

AUS

Cyclamen

 

unk34

pre 1946

USA

Iroquois

 

unk35

   

Lamson's

 

unk36

   

Retzer's

 

unk37

pre 1966

 

Hillcrest

 

unk38

pre 1966

 

Humansdorp

 

unk4

   

Ashton

 

unk5

   

Silverado

 

unk6

   

Avenue

 

unk7

   

Regent

 

unk8

   

Fordhook

 

uren

Mrs Marie Uren

NZ

cambrea

 

valler

Mike Valler

USA

Dandie

From Dandie nurseries

vandament

Jack Vandament

C

Colwood

lives in Colwood, Victoria

verkist

Bruce G Verkist

USA

Verkist

from own name

vernon

Vernon Floral Co

USA

->Vernon

family name

verrone

Verrone

USA

Verrone's

from own name

verwer

Verwer Gebr

NL

Gallery

Verwer is old dutch name for "Paintermen"

verwer pfx1

Verwer Gebr

NL

Karma

anagram of family initials

verwer pfx2

Verwer Gebr

NL

Melody

 

verwer pfx3

Verwer Gebr

NL

Classic

 

verwer pfx4

Verwer Gebr

NL

HS

happy singles

vincent

R Vincent Jr & Sons

USA

->Vincent

family name

vloet

Peter Vloet

USA

->Vloet

Named after Vloet

Voit

Voit

 

Voit

family name

Volkaert

Volkaert

 

Volkaert

family name

Wade

R Wade

USA

Cribden

 

Wade pfx1

R Wade

USA

Wade's

from own name

wagschal

Rolf F Wagschal

D

Wagschal's

From own name

waite

W H Waite

USA

Jersey's

 

walcher

R L Walcher

USA

Walcher

family name

walker,l

Len Walker

UK

Warkton

Named after Warkton village, near Kettering, Northants UK

walker,l2

Leslie Walker

NZ

Wonabee

 

Wallace

Lawrence L. Wallace

USA

Chautauqua

 

walton

Ken and Marilyn Walton

USA

Narrows

name of area where they live

ward,d

Duncan Ward

UK

Edgeway

House name

Ward,g

A G Ward

UK

Cantab

Named after Cambridge University UK

ward,s

Ward's Nurseries

UK

Tinker

 

warden

Donald Warden

USA

Country

 

warriner

Bryan Warriner

UK

Malvern

grandaughter Martha Clark lives in Malvern, Worcs, UK

warriner pfx

Bryan Warriner

UK

Lakeland

lives in Lakeland part of England

watkins

Cyril Watkins

UK

Polventon

started to grow dahlias at Polvenna Farm in Venton Gimp. (venton means valley of springs)

watson,p

Phil Watson

UK

Leopold

lives in Leopold Place

Wearmouth

Wearmouth

 

->Wearmouth

family name

webb

S J Webb

UK

Kendal

nursery at Kendal

webb sfx

S J Webb

UK

->Webb

from (Webb)s nurseries

weekes

R Neville Weekes

UK

Morley

lived in Morley, Yorkshire, UK

Weiss

C A & Kenny Weiss

AUS

Koongarra

name of a uranium mine in Nortrhern Territiory of Australia

wells,c

Clifford Wells

USA

Mount Hood

 

weyts

Josef Weyts

B

Jowey

From Jo(sef) Wey(ts)

White,ae

Dr. A. E. White

USA

Illini

 

whittington

K R Whittington

NZ

Pacific

 

whitton

Jim A J Whitton

UK

Davar

from Da(hlia) var(Iabilis)

wicks

George J., Wayne, Kevin Wicks

USA

Long Island

 

Wilkes

Ron Wilkes

AUS

Araluen

Name of his house in NSW Aus

Wilkins

Bill W E Wilkins

UK

Minley

 

wilkinson,d

D Wilkinson

UK

Hazeldene

 

willfang

H N Willfang

UK

Vidal

 

williams,d

D Williams

UK

Will's

 

Williams,h

H D Williams

UK

Alltami

Lived in Alltami, Mold, Wales

Williams,n

Norman Williams

AUS

Willo

His nickname

williams,r

Richard L Williams

USA

Skipley

Lived in Skipley Road, Everett, Washington USA

willott

John Willott

UK/F

Normandie

Lives in Normandie in France

willoughby

Barry/Mary Willoughby

C

Island View

 

willoughby pfx1

Barry/Mary Willoughby

C

Keating

 

willoughby sfx

Barry/Mary Willoughby

C

->Keating

 

wilson,b

Bernie Wilson

USA

Lakeview

 

wilson,e

Eric Wilson

UK

Scaur

lives in the Scaur valley

Wilson,f

Fred Wilson

UK

Cryfield

Named after Cryfield farm where he worked

wilson,r

Robert Wilson

USA

Fern Ridge

Fern Ridge is a reservoir near his home in Oregon

winrow

H S Winrow

UK

Claremont

Lived in Claremont Avenue, Maghull, Liverpool, UK

Wittrig

Jerry & R Wittrig

USA

Rock Run

 

Wolbert

William Wolbert

USA

Clariam

 

wolfe

Gerald Wolfe (GW Flowers)

USA

G W's

From G(erald) W(olfe)

Wood

A R Wood

UK

Rokesley

Lived in Rokesley Avenue, London N8 UK

Woodend

Woodend Nursery

UK

->Hayes

based in Hayes, Middlesex, UK

woodhouse

V J Woodhouse

NZ

Elvidair

 

woods

Jeremy P Woods

UK

Manx

named after people born in Isle of Man, as is the raiser

Woolcock

Gerry R Woolcock

UK

Trengrove

Lived at Trengrove, 10 Wavell Avenue, Colchester, Essex UK

worbey

T Worbey

AUS

Mercer

lived in Mercer Crescent

Woznicki

Eugene Woznicki

USA

Bedford

Lived in Bedford, Ohio, USA

Wright

Les Wright

UK

Wanda's

Named after his daughter Wanda

wynne

Walt and Cory Wynne

USA

Wyn's

based on ADS abbreviation for their name

young,j(aus)

John Young

AUS

Kiara

Township near Perth, Western Australia

zapf

William A Zapf

USA

Zapf's

From own name

zatkovich

John Zatkovich

USA

->Z

Named after initial of Z(atkovich)

Zeunert

Mick Zeunert

AUS

Gambier

 

zobel

Hans R Zobel

UK

Senzoe

From S(criv)en and Zoe(bel)

Zobelscriv

Hans Zobel & John Scriven

UK

Senzoe

From S(criv)en and Zoe(bel)

zufall

Rolla Zufall

USA

Zufall's

from own name

 

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