THE GROWING WORLD OF DAHLIAS
SMALL-FLOWERED BALL DAHLIAS
Ball dahlias have fully double blooms, ball shaped or slightly flattened. The ray florets rounded at the tips, with margins spirally arranged and involute for at least 75% of the length of the florets
Small-Flowered Ball Dahlias have blooms usually between 4" (102mm) and 6" (152mm) in diameter.
This is Risca Miner, small ball
The following list includes the varieties listed by the NDS in 2018.
(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
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.
Some more small balls
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