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STAR DAHLIAS

Star dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets surrounding the disc. Ray florets are uniformly either involute or revolute.  (They used to be known as Orchid flowered dahlias)

This example is Midnight Star

 

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

variety

subtype

colour

use

intro

raiser

country

height

Honka

 

Y.

E.G.C.

1990

kieffer

usa

110

Hy Scent

 

R.-Y.

E.G.C.

2003

holland

can

120

Juul's Allstar

 

R.-Y.

E.G.C.

2001

juul

usa

 

Marie Schnugg

 

R.

E.G.C.

1973

McNulty

usa

90

Sophie Taylor

 

O.-Y.Bls

E.G.C.

2007

gott

UK

115

Trelyn Seren

 

Y.-Pk.Bls

E.G.C.

2009

tudor

UK

150

 

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 star dahlias

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Honka

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Marie Schnugg

Honka Red

Sophie Taylor

Verrone's Obsidian

Verrone's Pink Giraffe

Last updated February 11, 2013

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