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WATERLILY DAHLIAS

Waterlily dahlias have fully double blooms characterised by broad ray florets that are slightly involute along their length (longitudinal axis) giving a saucer shaped appearance to the bloom. The depth should be not more than one third of the diameter of the bloom.

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Bracken Ballerina, waterlily

 

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

variety

colour

use

intro

raiser

country

height

Anna Lindh

W.

E.G.C.

2005

geerlings

NL

140

Bokay

Pk.

G.C.

 

Clarke

UK

110

Bracken Ballerina

Pk.

E.G.C.

1988

naumann

Aus

110

Bracken Lorelei

Y.-R.Bls

E.G.

2004

Naumann

Aus

 

Cameo

Y.

E.G.C.

1986

Tapley

aus

120

Carolina Moon

W.-L.Bls.

E.G.C.

1990

welch

UK

90

Carolina Wagemans

Pk.-Y.Bls

G.

2001

geerlings

NL

140

Charlie Dimmock

O.Bls

E.G.

2005

stock

UK

150

Christine

Pk.

G.C.

1992

bergerhoff

D

75

Christopher Taylor

R.

G.C.

1980

Taylor

UK

120

Cream Beauty

Y.

E.G.C.

1992

Geerlings

NL

110

Fern Irene

Y.

E.G.

1985

Tapley

Aus

135

Figurine

Pk.-W.Bls.

E.G.C.

1982

Tapley

Aus

120

Garden Festival

O.-R.Bic

G.C.

1992

Reid

UK

120

Geerling's Cupido

O.

G.

1992

Geerlings

NL

90

Gerrie Hoek

Pk.Bls

E.G.C.

1945

Hoek

NL

120

Glorie van Heemstede

Y.

E.G.C.

1947

geerlings

NL

120

Gwyneth

Br.-Y.Bls

E.G.C.

2005

jones,I

UK

135

Harriet G

Y.

E.G.C.

2007

gott

UK

 

Hugh Mather

O.

G.C.

1965

barron

UK

110

Joan Beecham

O.Bls

G.

1990

beecham

UK

120

Lismore Canary

Y.

E.G.

2002

franklin,w

UK

100

Lismore Willie

O.Bls.

E.G.C.

1992

franklin,w

UK

120

Margaret Haggo

O.-Br.Bls

E.G.C.

1999

ingham,b

NZ

90

Nepos

W.-L.Bls.

E.G.C.

1958

Lombaert

Belg

110

Nonette

Y.-R.Var

G.

1958

Ballego

NL

120

Pam Howden

O.Bls

E.C.G.

1995

Davidson

aus

100

Peace Pact

W.

E.G.C.

 

Maarse

NL

110

Pearl of Heemstede

Pk.

E.G.C.

1990

Geerlings

NL

110

Porcelain

W.-L.Bls.

G.C.

1969

Crutchfield

UK

135

Rancho

O.

G.C.

2003

turc

F

120

Red Velvet

R.-Y.Bls.

E.G.C.

1962

clark

aus

90

Ryecroft Peach

Pk.

E.G.C.

2009

godsmark

UK

 

Sandia Shomei

L.

E.G.C.

2001

boley

usa

120

Sascha

L.

G.C.

2002

geerlings

NL

120

Shep's Memory

Br.

E.G.C.

2006

bunting

UK

 

Snowflake

W.

G.C.

1933

kennedy,c

USA

 

Taratahi Ruby

R.

E.G.C.

1999

frater

NZ

135

Taratahi Sunrise

O.-Y.Bls

E.G.C.

2004

frater

NZ

120

Twiggy

Pk.-Y.Bls.

G.C.

1967

Clarke

UK

120

White Ballerina

W.

E.G.C.

2003

wilde

NZ

120

White Ballet

W.

G.C.

1985

Geerlings

NL

90

Wildwood Marie

Pk. Bls

E.G.C.

1993

papierski

usa

135

Yelno Enchantment

Pk.Bls.

G.C.

 

Sharp

UK

120

Yelno Firelight

O.Bls.

G.C.

 

Sharp

UK

 

Yelno Harmony

Pu.

G.C.

 

Sharp

UK

120

Yelno Velvena

R.

G.C.

 

Sharp

UK

135

 

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  Waterlilies

BrackenBallerina.JPG (8724 bytes)

Bracken Ballerina

Kilburn Glow

moraysusan.jpg (73465 bytes)

Moray Susan

nepos.jpg (15938 bytes)

Nepos

PamHowden.jpg (10520 bytes)

Pam Howden

porcelain.jpg (70285 bytes)

Porcelain

sascha.jpg (72870 bytes)

Sascha

TaratahiRuby.jpg (7294 bytes)

Taratahi Ruby

FernIrene.jpg (7725 bytes)

Fern Irene

glorievanheemstede.jpg (70359 bytes)

Glorie van Heemstede

pinkjeanf.jpg (7103 bytes)

Pink Jean Fairs

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Cameo

 

     

Last updated February 11, 2013

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