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DOUBLE ORCHID DAHLIAS

Double Orchid dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc and have triangular centres. Ray florets are narrowly lance shaped and either involute or revolute.

 

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Toysuikyoh, Double Orchid

The following list includes the varieties listed by the NDS in 2012.

 

variety

subtype

colour

use

intro

raiser

country

height

Gallery Art Deco

(Gall)

O. Bls

G.P.

1994

verwer

NL

45

Gallery Art Nouveau

(Gall)

Pk.Pu.Bic

G.P.

1998

verwer

NL

45

Giraffe

 

Y.-Br.Var.

C.

1948

Hoek

NL

110

Jescot Julie

 

O.-Pu.Bls

G.C.

1974

Cooper,e

UK

110

Pink Giraffe

 

Pk.-Br.Var.

C.

1961

Burrows

UK

90

Tohsuikyoh

 

Pk.

G.C.

1972

Ohta

jap

90

Subtype

(Lil.) indicates a lilliput dahlia, which is usually less than 15 inches (45cms) in height and with flowers not normally bigger than 2 inch diameter.

(Dw.B.) indicates a dwarf bedding variety which does not normally exceed 24 inches (60cms) in height

Use

C. indicates suitable as a cut flower, ie it has long wiry stems.

E. indictes the variety is suitable for exhibition purposes.

G. indictes suitable for general garden use.

P. indicates the variety is suitable for growing in pots or patio containers.

Dual indictes that the variety is valid for more than one size classification

Some examples of Double Orchid dahlias

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Jescot Julie

Giraffe

Pink Giraffe

 

Gallery Art Nouveau

 

Last updated February 13, 2013

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