THE GROWING WORLD OF DAHLIAS
These have a single ring of ray florets (petals) which may overlap surrounding the central disc. The petals may have rounded or pointed ends.
This variety is Moonfire, which also has dark leaves
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 examples of Single Dahlias
Last Updated November 25, 2017
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