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DAHLIA RAISERS PREFIXES IN PREFIX ORDER

last updated October 14, 2012

Prefix

raiser

country

reason

A.L.

Steve Probizanski, Arlene's Legacy

USA

named in legacy of his mother Arlene of Caproz Dahlias

Aartsen's

G. Hierden Aartsen

NL

from family name

Abacus

David Hill, Abacus Nurseries

UK

name of nursery

Abridge

Jack Kinns

UK

Lived in Abridge, Essex UK

AC

Ken Greenway, Accent dahlias

USA

from ACcent dahlias

Acacia

Bev and Garfield Andrew

NZ

named after acacia tree

Adam's

Jack Adams

USA

Named after (Jack) Adams

Adirondack

     

Aemstel

Twuyver

NL

 

Aitara

Bill (William) Tapley

AUS

 

Alauna

Michel Robert

F

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

Alden

Frank Rossack

AUS

Name of nursery in Victoria

Alfra

Charles/Jane Opichka

USA

 

Allendale

Moody

   

Alloway

Jock Stitt

NZ

Named after an area in Scotland

Alltami

H D Williams

UK

Lived in Alltami, Mold, Wales

Almand's

Jack Almand

USA

from own name

Alpen

William McClaren

USA

Named after Alpen Nursery of Kalispell, Montana USA

Alpine

     

Alva's

V Frost

NZ

Second christian name of his daughter

Amanda's

D Palmer

NZ

 

Amaran

Roger Stevens

UK

 

Amberley

R A Cook

UK

lives in Amberley Road, Enfield, Middx, UK

Amgard

Dave Bates

UK

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

Amhurst

John Kreiner

USA

 

Amorangi

Roger Ingham

UK

 

Anda's

D Slangen

NL

 

Andries

Clement Andries

NL

Named after Andries

April

J Shaw

AUS

 

Araluen

Ron Wilkes

AUS

Name of his house in NSW Aus

Ardmore

B Mackenzie

NZ

 

Arnside

George Fallows

UK

 

Ashton

     

Askwith

Eddie H Cawkwell

UK

Lived at Askwith

Astra

Brian Frost

UK

Worked for Vauxhall Motors, making Astra cars

Athelstan

S J Twitchell

UK

lived in Athelstan Road, Hemel Hempstead

Austin's

William Dykstra

USA

lives in Austin Street

Avenue

     

Avoca

Roger W Turrell

UK

from house name

Avon

L. Staite & Sons

UK

Avon nurseries on banks of Warwickshire Avon river

Ayers

Harold and Mabel Ayers

USA

from own name - ayers

Aylestone

Ray Hastings

NZ

used to live in Aylestone, Leicester, England

Aztec

Vic Hale

UK

 

Badger

John H.Thiermann

USA

 

Badger

Walter B. Senty

USA

 

Balgo

     

Ballego's

Jan G Ballego and sons

NL

Named after (Jan) Ballego

Bar

Dean Barnes

USA

From Bar(nes)

Barbarry

Barry Davies

UK

From Bar(bara) and Barry Davies

Bargaly

R (Bob) J Farley

UK

Bargaly is name of farm where he worked

Baron

Ron Miner

USA

From Bar(bara) and Ron Miner

Barret's

Barret

 

family name

Barth's

Georg Barth

D

family name

Barton

W Marsden

UK

 

Barwal

     

Bay State

Mrs Joyce Sterling

USA

Lives in Massachusetts, known as the Bay State

Bedford

Eugene Woznicki

USA

Lived in Bedford, Ohio, USA

Belred

Umphenour

USA

 

Bercliff

Cliff Heeley

UK

Ber(yl) and Cliff Heeley

Berger's

Nestor Berger

D

family name

Berliner

H Severin

D

 

Biddenham

E (Jock) Richards

UK

Named after Biddenham district of Bedford UK

Birka

Marie Ohlson

Sweden

 

BJ's

Jim Lamson

USA

from nursery name

BJ's

Morris

USA

 

Bloom's

Louis/Marnie Bloom

USA

From (Louis & Marnie) Bloom

Bloomquist

Paul Bloomquist

USA

From (Paul) Bloomquist

Blyton

L Stothard

UK

lives in Blyton, Linolnshire UK

Bo-

Eugene Boeke Jr

USA

From BO(eke)

Boom Boom

P K J Smits

NL

 

Boram's

Arthur Boram

USA

family name

Bracken

Neville W Naumann

AUS

Lived in Bracken Ridge, Queensland, Australia

Brackenhill

Eric Furness

UK

Worked in Brackenhill Park, Bradford

Bramhall

Lander

UK

 

Breckland

R Sandford

UK

 

Bristol

Dan/Kathy Franklin

USA

Lived in Bristol, Indiana USA

Bristol

Daniel Dearborn

USA

 

Britland

Mrs Eunice Penman

NZ

 

Brook's

N Brooker

AUS

from Brook(er)'s

Brookfield

Dr D. Gareth Rowlands

UK

Lived in Brookfield Rd, Bedford UK

Brookside

Dr J W T Hurt

USA

 

Bruthen

     

Buckeye

Harley T Peck (Golden Rule DG)

USA

 

Bull's

Brian (Bernie) F Bull

NZ

Named after (Brian) Bull

Bychan

J Davies - wales

UK

Lived in Bychan,Wrexham, N Wales UK

C J's

Chet Haus

USA

 

Cabo

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

USA

 

Camano

Richard/Susan Ambrose

USA

Lived in Camano Island, Washington State USA

cambrea

Mrs Marie Uren

NZ

 

Campo's

Bob Keesling, (Campo Bello Farms)

USA

Named after Campobello, South Carolina USA

Campo's

Campobello DF (R Keesling)

USA

Named after Campobello, South Carolina USA

Candover

E J Tucker

UK

lived in Candover, Hampshire, UK

Canley

L Cole

UK

lived at Canley, Coventry UK

Cannell's

H Cannell & Sons

UK

family name

Canoz

Wayne Holland and John Menzel

C/AUS

from CANada and OZ(Australia)

Cantab

A G Ward

UK

Named after Cambridge University UK

Canyon

Ed Corning

USA

 

Caproz

Arlene & Carl Probizanski (dahliadel)

USA

named after Caproz dahlia nursery

Caproz

Dahliadel (Warren Maytrott)

USA

 

Cara

Aldo Bonini

C

 

carreg

Carol Bright

UK

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

Carstone

Joe Kidd

UK

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

Cascade

Anthony DeRooy

USA

from cascade mountains near home

Cascade

Jim Thompson

UK

grew on Cascade Allotments

Cedar

Henry W Franz

USA

 

CG

Kevin Larkin

USA

initials of Corralitos Gardens

CG

Kevin Larkin/Karen Zydner

USA

initials of Corralitos Gardens

Chautauqua

Lawrence L. Wallace

USA

 

Cheal's

J Cheal & sons

UK

from own name

Chemar's

     

Cherokee

W D Ricks

USA

 

Cherrywood

A W Booth

UK

 

Cherwell

Mrs June Davis

UK

Named after local river Cherwell, near Banbury, Oxon UK

Chiltern

Keith S Fleckney

UK

Lived on Chiltern Hills at Tring, Herts UK

Chimacum

David/Leone Smith

USA

Lived in Chimacum, Washington USA

Christie

Mrs Joan Matulick

AUS

Lives in Christie Beach, Adelaide, South Australia

Claremont

H S Winrow

UK

Lived in Claremont Avenue, Maghull, Liverpool, UK

Clariam

William Wolbert

USA

 

Classic

Verwer Gebr

NL

 

Clearview

Richard & Danielle Parshall

USA

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

Clifton

P Clifton

USA

from own name

cobequid

Carol Dexter

C

 

Colorado

Calvin Cook

USA

nursery in Colorado

Colval

Colin Crouch

UK

Col(in) and Val(erie) Crouch

Colwood

Jack Vandament

C

lives in Colwood, Victoria

Como

Merv Ray

AUS

 

Cordyline

L L Boland

NZ

 

Coriel's

Cheri Corriel

USA

from own name

Corn

Cornelius

SA

from Corn(elius)

Cortez

Norman W Lewis

UK

Named after spanish explorer of Mexico

Corton

John Harbord

UK

Lived in Corton, Lowestoft, Suffolk UK

Country

Donald Warden

USA

 

Coxwell

M Greenaway

UK

lives in Great Coxwell, Oxfordshire UK

Creekside

Brian & Carol Killingsworth

USA

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

Cribden

R Wade

USA

 

Crichton

Arthur Lashlie

UK

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

Crossfield

W Summerscales & Son

UK

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

Croydon

Harry K Brand

AUS

 

Cryfield

Fred Wilson

UK

Named after Cryfield farm where he worked

Cyclamen

 

AUS

 

Daisy

Harold Miller

USA

 

Daleko

George Krzywycki

UK

 

Dana

Ralph Cook

UK

 

Dandie

Mike Valler

USA

From Dandie nurseries

Dania's

     

Danum

Fred Oscroft

UK

Named after roman name for Doncaster, UK

Daroja

R Currl

AUS

 

Davar

Jim A J Whitton

UK

from Da(hlia) var(Iabilis)

Davenport

Alan Dunlop

UK

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

DD

Ken Diede

USA

from name D(ie)D(e)

DD

Rodger Mcdonald

NZ

Initials of previous nursery - Delightful Dahlias

Deerwood

Ron Schofield

USA

Lived in Deerwood Ct, Winston, Oregon USA

Dema

Gaynor W Parker

AUS

 

Devon

Charles Smith

AUS

Lives in Devon, Tasmania, Australia

Diamond

Ray Lawrence

NZ

 

Dikara

Roy Rogers

UK

from the names of his daughters DIAna and KARen

Dixie's

Dixie DG (Albert Hendricks)

USA

from Dixie gardens

Dokoupil

Emil Dokoupil

CZ

family name

dormont

W Kavchek

USA

 

Down's

R Grant

AUS

 

Dunshelt

W (Davy) Paterson

UK

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

Duston

Golby

UK

Nursery at Millway, Duston, Northampton UK

E.L.

Norman

USA

 

Eagle Rock

J J Broomall

USA

lived in Eagle Rock

Eastwood

John A Sharp

UK

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

Echo

Lorne McArthur

C

 

Eden

Louis Paradise

USA

 

Eden

P M Casserley

UK

lived in Eden Road

Edgeway

Duncan Ward

UK

House name

Edron

Eddie & Roni Morcilla

C

From Ed(die) and Ron(i)

El

Hodgson

   

Elgico

Gilbert Johnson

USA

 

Ellerby

F M Gardner

NZ

 

Elmbrook

C W Hawkins

UK

Lived at Elmbrook Road, Cheam, Surrey UK

Elmdon

Arthur Ross

UK

Lived at Elmdon, Solihull W Mids UK

Elnor

Les Norton

NZ

First initial plus three letters from his surname

Elvidair

V J Woodhouse

NZ

 

Engelhardt's

Kurt Englehardt

D

 

Englefield

Setterfield

   

Entrup's

Theodore Entrup

D

family name

EV

Barry & Sonia Hall

USA

from E(merald) V(alley)

Everlys

K Fox

USA

 

Everton

Mrs M Brown

AUS

 

Fairway

Peter Cleaver

UK

 

Falkirk

Donald S Buchanan

UK

 

Felida

Eric Toedtli

USA

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

Fern Ridge

Robert Wilson

USA

Fern Ridge is a reservoir near his home in Oregon

Ferncliff

David Jack

C

owns Ferncliff Nursery

Fernhill

Ted E A Fuller

UK

used to live in Fernhill Road

Fernie

     

Fidalgo

Richard Matthies

USA

used to live on Fidalgo Island, Washington

Fitzy's

Fitzgerald

USA

after own name

Flora's

J C H Nuyens (Nuijens)

NL

 

Fordhook

     

Formby

George Harding

AUS

 

Franlyn

J Swanton

UK

 

G W's

Gerald Wolfe (GW Flowers)

USA

From G(erald) W(olfe)

Gallery

Verwer Gebr

NL

Verwer is old dutch name for "Paintermen"

Gambier

Mick Zeunert

AUS

 

Gateshead

B & B Hall

UK

based in Gateshead, England

Gay

Gaynor W Parker

AUS

Named after Gay(nor Parker)

Geerling's

Cor Geerlings

NL

Named after (Cor) Geerlings

Gilwood

Terry Gillam

UK

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

Gitts

Nick Gitts (Swan Island Dahlias)

USA

Named after (N) Gitts

Glenbank

Gar Davidson

AUS

 

Glenmarc

Alf Hardingham

AUS

from sons GLEN and MARC

Goshen

Curt Sell

USA

 

Grayval

Garham Switalla

NZ

Gray(ham and val(erie)

Greenacres

R E Boore

UK

 

Greenway

W S Johnson

UK

lives in road called Greenway

Grenidor

John Carrington

UK

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

Gryson's

Willy Gryson

B

family name

Hallwood

O. Derek Passey

UK

 

Hamari

Pi (W) Ensum

UK

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

Hamilton

Glen Hamilton (Estate Brook Nurseries)

C

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

hapet

Peter Haslhofer

A

Has(lhofer )pet(er)

Harlech

L K Turner

UK

 

Haseley

Bill Daffern

UK

Nursery based at Haseley Knob, Warwick, UK

Hawkwell

Gee

   

Haywood

Harold H Beever

UK

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

Hazeldene

D Wilkinson

UK

 

Helen's

Helen Bair

USA

Named after Helen Bair

Heljo's

J van der Haven

NL

 

Herb's

Herbert Smith

USA

From Herb(ert Smith)

Hern's

Ray E. Hern

USA

from own name

Hexton

Roger Stevens

UK

Lived at Hexton Quay, Plymouth UK

HG

Ray/Iris Jones

USA

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

Higherfield

D Pickles

UK

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

Highgate

A J Robinson

UK

Lived at Highgate, London N6 UK

Hillcrest

Les Jackson

UK

had an allotment on Hillcrest site at Carlisle

Hillcrest

pre 1966

   

Hillesley

F H Raines

UK

lived in Hillesley, Gloucs, UK

Hillier

Vin G. Charlton

AUS

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

Hilltop

Buddy Dean

USA

from Nursery name

Hillview

Noel Edge

AUS

 

HN's

Hills & Nancy Collins

USA

from H(ills and )N(ancy)

Hockley

S J Spencer

UK

Nursery at Hockley in Essex, UK

Hoek's

L A Hoek

NL

Named after (L A) Hoek

Hollyhill

Ted (Ken) & Margaret Kennedy

USA

live near top of hill on Holly Lane

Holmeview

W Marsden

UK

house is named holmeview

Hornsveld

Hornsveld

NL

family name

HP's

Herbert Pace

USA

from H(erbert) P(ace)

HS

Verwer Gebr

NL

happy singles

Humansdorp

pre 1966

   

Hy-

Wayne Holland

C

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

I M

Roy Takeuchi

USA

 

Illini

Dr. A. E. White

USA

 

Inca

George Brookes

UK

Named after Inca tribe of Peru

Inglebrook

Mrs J Hamilton

NZ

 

Inland

Norman/Dawn Anselmo

USA

 

Irish

Steve and Sandy Boley

USA

Steve has irish ancestry

Iroquois

pre 1946

USA

 

Island

Richard/Susan Ambrose

USA

Lived in Camano Island, Washington State USA

Island View

Barry/Mary Willoughby

C

 

Islip

     

J.P.

Julius Pendly

NZ

from own initials

Jacs

Mrs. C. H. Stout

USA

 

Jaldec

Derek Hewlett

UK

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

Jan

Ross Sibley

AUS

 

Janal

Alan Jones

UK

Anagram of Alan J(ones)

Jas Mar

Jas-Mar Dahlia Garden

USA

from the garden name

Jax

Crawford

USA

 

Jersey's

W H Waite

USA

 

Jescot

Ernest Cooper (Jescot Dahlias)

UK

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

Jess-

Ralph Suttell

C

Jess was his mother's name

jewel

Bohemia Bulbs

CZ

 

Jobi

W John Billinge

UK

From Jo(hn) Bi(llinge)

Jovan's

     

Jowey

Josef Weyts

B

From Jo(sef) Wey(ts)

JR's

J. Rupple( or J. Supple)

USA

from J R(upple)

JS

Jerry Schoenauer (JS Dahlias)

USA

from JS dahlias

Juul's

Erik/Gerda Juul

USA

Named after (E & G) Juul

Kaka

Elaine J Fenton

NZ

name of a New Zealand parrot

Kala

L E Mason

UK

 

Kallista

Dave Henry

AUS

 

Kari

Daphne Smythe

NZ

Maori word for "garden" or dig

Karma

Verwer Gebr

NL

anagram of family initials

Karras

Mrs A Peters

AUS

Initials of family members

Kazusa

Yusaku Konishi

J

 

Kea

Kevin Sherlock

NZ

Maori name for a native NZ alpine parrot

Keating

Barry/Mary Willoughby

C

 

Keewatin

Gordon Leroux

USA

Named after Keewatin in Canada near where he was born

Kelgai

Don and Molly Kelly

AUS

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

Kelsea

Tony Hindle

UK

house name

Kelvin

William D MacDougall

AUS

 

Kemp's

J(r) A Kemp

USA

from own name

Ken's

Ken & B Farquhar

AUS

Named after Ken (Farquhar)

Kendal

S J Webb

UK

nursery at Kendal

Kenora

Gordon Leroux

USA

Named after Kenora in Canada where he was born

Kernow

David Jasper

UK

 

Kerry

Jack Newstead

C

Kerry is his son

Kiara

John Young

AUS

Township near Perth, Western Australia

Kilburn

Graham Hill

UK

lives in village of Kilburn

Kimberley

N E Sutherland

SA

 

Kindelwood

Paul Smith

USA

 

Kingdown

Hards

UK

 

Kingsland

R Green

UK

house in road called Kingsland, in Harlow, Essex UK

Kingsley

Grenville Thomas, Kingsley Dahlias

AUS

Named after suburb where he lives

Kinrah

 

SA

 

Kitsap

 

USA

 

Kiwi

Eddie Durrant

UK

Named in honour of relatives in New Zealand

KK

     

Knowle

A W G Checkley

UK

Lived at Knowle Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham UK

Koongarra

C A & Kenny Weiss

AUS

name of a uranium mine in Nortrhern Territiory of Australia

Kops

N Kops

NL

from own name

Korb

Don R Korb

USA

From own name

Kotare

Peter Burrell

NZ

Maori name for the Kingfisher

Kranich's

Kranich

D

from own name

Kwinana

Allen Brocklehurst

AUS

Township near Perth, Western Australia

Kyah

     

L.C.

Henrikson

USA

 

Lakeland

Bryan Warriner

UK

lives in Lakeland part of England

Lakeside

Nick Koenig & Sons

USA

from lakeside gardens

Lakeview

Bernie Wilson

USA

 

Lakewood

Joseph Gentile (Lakewood Dahlia Garden)

USA

from Lakewood Dahlia Gardens

Lamson's

     

Leiden

Ballego

NL

Nursery at Leiden 2405, Netherlands

Leopold

Phil Watson

UK

lives in Leopold Place

Lin's

     

Link's

     

Lirio

Kevin Larkin/Karen Zydner

USA

 

Lismore

W (Bill) Franklin

UK

An island off Oban in Scotland

Littledown

Ken E. Stock

UK

named aftert an estate close to raiser's home

Lo-

Wayne Lobaugh

USA

from start of name

Lombaert's

Lombaert

B

family name

Long Island

George J., Wayne, Kevin Wicks

USA

 

Love's

Monty Shinn

C

 

Lupin

Bonnie Jones-Morin

USA

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

Lupin

Willard Morin (TLC Gardens)

USA

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

Lyn's

Bob Sampson

C

 

Lynwood

grenville thomas, kingsley dahlias

AUS

Named after his sister's house in Wales, UK

Madison

Charles Craig

USA

lives in Madison (Wisconsin)

Malham

Mr & Mrs R R Snelgar

UK

 

Maltby

Colin Cunnard

NZ

Lives in Maltby Avenue

Malvern

Bryan Warriner

UK

grandaughter Martha Clark lives in Malvern, Worcs, UK

Malvern

pre 1981

   

Man's

Larry Manwell

USA

From Man(well)

Manor

Mac/Norma Boyer

USA

From Ma(c) and Nor(ma) Boyer

Manx

Jeremy P Woods

UK

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

Marisel

Longpre

C

 

Martin's

L Martin

B

from own name

Martin's

Terry Martin

NZ

Named after (T) Martin

Mas

Masopust

CZ

from Mas(opust)

Mayan

Ken E. Stock

UK

from name of acient tribe

Mel's

M Loomis

USA

 

Melody

Verwer Gebr

NL

 

Melqua

Bud (Lloyd?) Cruger

USA

Lived at Melqua, Roseburg, Oregon USA

Mercer

T Worbey

AUS

lived in Mercer Crescent

Meriwell

Robin Morris

UK

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

Merrow

Dave Kent

UK

Named after Merrow in Surrey where he used to live

Mexico

Ken E. Stock

UK

after natural home of the dahlia

Mick's

Mick Senior

USA

Named after Mick (Senior)

Mildura

S McKenzie

AUS

 

Millbank

Dan Barron

UK

Named after Millbank Nurseries, Maghull, Lancs UK

Millwood

G W Batty

UK

 

Milton

E W Darling

USA

 

Minerva

Luther/Pet Havens

USA

 

Mingus

Phil Mingus (Dahlias)

USA

Named after (Phil) Mingus

Minley

Bill W E Wilkins

UK

 

Mistill

Fred T Currie

UK

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

Mo Bay's

Harvey&Beverly Brown

USA

from Mo(nterey) Bay

Mohawk

Bob Hacek (Mohawk D.G.)

USA

name of nursery

Monaaghan

Peter Boylan

UK

born in County Monaghan, Ireland

Monet

Ken E. Stock

UK

after the artist

Monmouth

J(r) A Kemp

USA

 

Moray

C McLaughlin

AUS

 

Morley

R Neville Weekes

UK

lived in Morley, Yorkshire, UK

Morley

W Scott and Son

UK

nirsery in Morley, cheshire

Mount Hood

Clifford Wells

USA

 

Munt's

R J Muntjewerff

NL

from own name

Murray

Ray Sellick

AUS

 

Myall

Bennett

AUS

 

Myrtle's

Robert Bloomfield

USA

 

Nagel's

E Nagels

B

From own name

Narrows

Ken and Marilyn Walton

USA

name of area where they live

NBRI's

M A Kher and Dr J C Butani

IND

from National Botanical Research Institute

Nessit

Sion Jones

UK

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

Newaukum

Wayne Lobaugh

USA

 

Newsham

     

Niagra

John Bates

C

The area where he lives

Normandie

John Willott

UK/F

Lives in Normandie in France

Normandy

Bill/Dolores Schwinck (B&D Dahlias)

USA

Nursery in Normandy Park, Washington USA

Northfield

Frank Turton

AUS

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

Northlake

Bob/Ruth Surber

USA

 

Northwest

Nancy Ellison

USA

 

Nova

George Graham

Canada

from NOVA (Scotia)

Nunton

Derek Clark

UK

shortened form of Nuneaton in UK

Oakleigh

Hook

   

Oakwood

Sam Silver

UK

named after house name

Onabrook

Dorothy Jones

C

 

Onslow

Arthur R King

UK

Lived in Onslow Crescent, Solihull, W Mids UK

Ophir

J J Mense

NL

 

Oreti

Walter H &Kit A Jack

NZ

Name of local Oreti river

Oscroft's

Fred Oscroft

UK

from own name

Otara

Elaine J Fenton

NZ

Used to live in Otara street in Christchurch

Otway

 

NZ

 

Pacific

K R Whittington

NZ

 

Pandora

D & T McNabb

C

 

Pape's

Charles F Pape

USA

From own name

Pari Taha

Mrs F E Duncan

NZ

 

Parkland

Jim Rowse

USA

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

Paroa

R W (Dick) McCann

NZ

lives in Paroa, NZ

PC's

G Murphy

USA

 

Pearson's

Clarence (George?) Pearson

USA

Named after (Clarence) Pearson

Pembi

 

SA

 

Penhill

Walter H Maritz

SA

Lived in Penhill, South Africa

Pensford

F Newbery

UK

Lived in Pensford, Bristol UK

Perran

John Brown (Brown&Such)

UK

Lived at Perran, Braywick Rd, Maidenhead, Berks UK

Piedmont

Conrad Faust

USA

 

Pinelands

Cyril Higgo

SA

lives in Pinelands, SA

Pinewood

Allwright

 

name of his nursery

Polventon

Cyril Watkins

UK

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

Pooraka

R Netts

AUS

 

Portstewart

D Turbitt

UK

lived in Portstewart

Powers

powers

 

From own name

Prom

Howard Heines

USA

 

Puget

Harold Miller

USA

lives near puget sound

Purbeck

W A Cann

UK

 

R

Ralph Hellens

C

from R(alph)

RaeAnn's

Wayne Lobaugh

USA

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

Raven

Hale

   

Rees'

Rees Dahlia Garden

USA

From own name

Regent

     

Rejman's

Richard Rejman

USA

Named after (Richard) Rejman

Renfrew

Donaldson

USA

 

Retzer's

     

Rhanna

Denis Strickland

NZ

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

Ridling's

Aaron Ridling

USA

own name

Riho's

Roy Takeuchi

USA

 

Rio

Kevin Larkin/Karen Zydner

USA

 

Riverlea

Carol Bourke

NZ

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

Robann

Robert A/Anna Moynahan

USA

Rob(ert) and Ann(a) Moynahan

Roben's

Harvey H Robens

USA

from own name

Rock Run

Jerry & R Wittrig

USA

 

Rockley

     

Rockliffe

T. Eric Thompson

UK

lives in Rockcliffe

Rokesley

A R Wood

UK

Lived in Rokesley Avenue, London N8 UK

Rokewood

Joe Daniel

AUS

Lives in Rokewood, Victoria, Aus

Romar

Roger/Mary Stevens

USA

from RO(ger) and MAR(y) Stevens

Rossendale

Don Kershaw

UK

Lived in Rossendale, Lancs UK

Rothesay

Alex Lister and Son

UK

Lived in Rothesay, Isle of Bute, Scotland UK

Rubob

Robert Lamson

USA

 

Rural

Alastair Davey

NZ

lived in a Rural area,getting deliveries from farming origins

Ruskin

Stan Pennington

UK

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

Rydale

Don Smith

UK

lives in Ryedale district of Yorkshire

Ryecroft

P Godsmark

UK

Allotments in Ryecroft Lane

Saanich

Jo Iverson

C

 

Sagamore

Brudenbeck

USA

 

Sakura

Yusaku Konishi

J

 

Sandia

Steve and Sandy Boley

USA

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

Sanhican's

Fisher & Masson (Sanhican Gardens,

USA

Named for Sanhican Gardens

Sarum

Ron E Talbot

UK

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

SB

Steve and Sandy Boley

USA

named after SB Gardens

Scarborough

E Griffin

AUS

Lives in Scarborough, Perth, Aus

Scaur

Eric Wilson

UK

lives in the Scaur valley

Scott's

W Scott and Son

UK

name of nursery

Sea-

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

USA

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

Seafair

     

Selby

 

AUS

 

Selway

Stevens

   

Semro

George Ormes

UK

reverse of ORMES

Senzoe

Hans R Zobel

UK

From S(criv)en and Zoe(bel)

Senzoe

Hans Zobel & John Scriven

UK

From S(criv)en and Zoe(bel)

Sharowean

B Owen

UK

 

Shawnee

Arthur Simpson

USA

 

Sheldon

Don Bateman

UK

 

Sherwood

Dick Marshall

UK

Lived near Sherwood Forest, Nottingham UK

Shirley

W E Hall

UK

Lived in Shirley, Croydon, Surrey UK

Showcase

Terry & Diane Smith (Showcase dahlias)

USA

named for Showcase Dahlias

Silverado

     

Simpsons

Arthur Simpson

USA

from own name

Skagit

Willis Collins

USA

lives in Skagit Valley

Skewen

David Hill, Abacus Nurseries

UK

lives in skewen

Skipley

Richard L Williams

USA

Lived in Skipley Road, Everett, Washington USA

Smallfield

Rogers

   

Snoho

Bill/Ida Bonneywell

USA

Lived in Snohomish, Washington USA

Snowfire

Richard Cook

UK

Based on changing hair colour

Sol's

Ray Solomon

USA

from Sol(omon')s

Sorrento

John Clark

UK

favourite holiday destination in Italy

Specht's

Specht

D

after family name

Spennythorn

Eric Booth

UK

 

St. Bridget

ST Bridgets Nursery

 

named after nurserry

Star's

C van der Star

NL

Named after (C vd) Star

Stevan's

Steve Cox

AUS

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

Stillwater

Dave & Betty Burton

USA

 

Stoneleigh

Brian Knight

UK

Lived in Stoneleigh Crescent, Knowle, Bristol UK

Storrs

A Barlow

UK

name of area where he lives

Stutton

Ralph Metcalfe

UK

lives in Stutton Road

Suffolk

Geoff H A Flood

UK

Lived in Beccles, Suffolk UK

Sunray

Ray Barker

UK

 

Swan's

Swan Island dahlias

USA

Named after Swan Island

Syringa

Fred/Daisie Marienau

USA

 

Syston

Philip Tivey & Sons

UK

Nursery based in Syston, Leicester, UK

Tahoma

Les Connell

USA

 

Tandridge

J S Skilton

UK

 

Tango's

Maureen McGlaughlan

NZ

named after her persian cat tha was killed

Tara

Mrs Loretta J Neilson

NZ

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

Taratahi

John W Frater

NZ

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

Teesbrooke

Phil Orley

UK

Allotment in Teesbrooke Avenue

Tiki

Braithwaite

NZ

 

Timona

Gordon Anderson

NZ

 

Tinker

Ward's Nurseries

UK

 

Tioga

Madlyn Geisert

USA

Named after Indian tribe

Towneley

Joe Barwise

UK

lived in Towneley, UK

Treby

P S Hodge

UK

 

Trelawney

W L Dunn

UK

house named trelawney

Trelyn

Roy Tudor

UK

Lived in Trelyn, South Wales

Trengrove

Gerry R Woolcock

UK

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

Trevallyn

R L Podger

AUS

 

Tribune's

Joe La Pierre

C

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

Tui

Brian D Buckley

NZ

Name of a native NZ bird

Tujay's

Mr J & Mrs J Hammond

NZ

From the two J's in their names

Tunstall

George & Vincent Craggs

UK

raised dahlias at Tunstall Manor Gardens near West Hartlepool, UK

Twyning's

Mark Twyning, Winchester Growers

UK

from own name

Ukraine

Josef Marijczuk

USA

 

Ulster

Mr & Mrs W L Lightbody

UK

live in Ulster (Co Down)

Umpqua

Leon/Joan Olson

USA

 

Valley

D & L Smith

USA

 

Valley

Jack Peterson

USA

 

Verkist

Bruce G Verkist

USA

from own name

Verrone's

Verrone

USA

from own name

Vets

hanni-wilcox

USA

 

Vidal

H N Willfang

UK

 

Vin Well

     

Vista

Jean Heeringa

USA

 

Voit

Voit

 

family name

Volkaert

Volkaert

 

family name

Wade's

R Wade

USA

from own name

Wagschal's

Rolf F Wagschal

D

From own name

Walcher

R L Walcher

USA

family name

Wanda's

Les Wright

UK

Named after his daughter Wanda

Warkton

Len Walker

UK

Named after Warkton village, near Kettering, Northants UK

Watchung

Smits

SA

 

Wessington

Les McGough

UK

 

West Strand

Ralph Sisson

USA

 

Western

Nat Lundgren

USA

 

Weston

Tom E McLelland

UK

Used to live in Weston Road

Whiston

Tom Pashley

UK

Lived in Whiston, Rotherham, S Yorks UK

Wildwood

Edward Papierski

USA

 

Will's

D Williams

UK

 

Willo

Norman Williams

AUS

His nickname

Willowfield

George A Powley

UK

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

Windhaven

Bob Romano

USA

Lived at E Windhaven Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA

Winkie

J Menzel

AUS

Lives in Winkie, South Australia

Wiruna

 

AUS

 

Wonabee

Leslie Walker

NZ

 

Woodland's

Bill Mishler

USA

lived in woodland, washington usa

Wootton

R Les Jones

UK

Lived at Leek Wootton, Warks UK

Worton

Ivor S Lewis

UK

worked for National Coal Board at Worton facility in Wiltshire

Wyn's

Walt and Cory Wynne

USA

based on ADS abbreviation for their name

Wyndal

Davies

UK

 

Wyoming

Loney Kennedy

USA

lives off Wyoming Road

Yarra

Les Ingram

AUS

 

Yelno

Joe Sharp

UK

Anagram of Olney village near Higham Ferrers, Northants UK

Zapf's

William A Zapf

USA

From own name

Zufall's

Rolla Zufall

USA

from own name

 

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