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Dazzling Dahlias

Dazzling Dahlias – 10 in a series – Alan Titchmarsh: How I grow dahlias — and why they’re my second-most infallible plants via Country Life

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dazzling Dahlias – 10 in a series -Alan Titchmarsh: How I grow dahlias — and why they’re my second-most infallible plants via Country Life Gardener, writer and broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh has always loved dahlias — even in the days before they gained their current huge popularity. Here are his tips on […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 9 in a series – World’s best dahlias : new creations and old friends / Peacock Dahlia Farms. (1918)

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dazzling Dahlias – 9 in a series – World’s best dahlias : new creations and old friends / Peacock Dahlia Farms. (1918) Dahlia, at last, occupies a position second to no other plant in our gardens, and it is exceedingly gratifying to us 4 J as it bears out our […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 8 in a series – Dahlia. Mary Altha Nims (American, 1817-1907) via Internet Archive

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dahlia. Mary Altha Nims (American, 1817-1907). Watercolor; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Richard Seymour Bayham 1934.135 * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! An interesting link found among my […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 7 in a series – Roses VS. Dahlias in The Autumn Home Garden via Creative Living with Bren Haas

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dahlias are a beautiful companion plant for the rose shrub. In this post, we discuss roses vs. dahlias in the autumn home garden. In The Autumn Home Garden Chances are if you grew up in the Midwest like I did your grandmother grew dahlias with her roses in the home […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 6 in a series – The Dahlia Flower Show via FreeToLaughNow on TikTok

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook The colors were popping at The Dahlia Flower Show in Golden Gate Park. * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 5 in a series – How to Grow Dahlias via White Flower Farm

Like Dazzling Dahlias on Facebook Dahlias offer flamboyant flowers on lush plants from summer through fall, right up to the first frost. Fully hardy to zone 8, these hybrids of species native to Mexico and Colombia may overwinter in Zone 7 with a thick blanket of mulch. Gardeners in colder zones can get a head […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 4 in a series – Dahlia ‘Happy Single Party’

  Botanical nameDahlia ‘Happy Single Party’ (Happy Single Series) Other namesDahlia ‘Party’, Dahlia ‘Happy Single Party’ , Dahlia ‘HS Party’ GenusDahlia Variety or Cultivar‘Happy Single Party’ _ ‘Happy Single Party’, part of the Happy Single Series, is a tuberous perennial with divided green foliage and yellow flowers with dark centres in summer and autumn. FoliageDeciduous […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 3 in a series – Dahlia ‘Tahoma Lady’

  More Information Dahlia ‘Tahoma Lady’ on The National Gardening  Association * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! An interesting link found among my daily reading Read more on this topic: Dazzling Dahlias – 1 in a […]

Dazzling Dahlias – 2 in a series – Dahlia ‘Contraste’ via Gardenia.net

  Dahlia ‘Contraste’ produces profuse and spectacular dark red flowers adorned with contrasting pure white tips. The fully double flowers, up to 8-9 in. wide (20-22 cm), are borne atop strong stems from summer to frost and provide an amazing focal point in the garden or in a vase. Bred in France as a cut […]

Historical Seed Catalogs: Dahlia guide. Nineteen-twenty / J.J. Broomall (1920) – 33 in a series

Archive.org has a host of old seed catalogs (from mid-19th to mid-20th Century) available in many formats and on a host of topics. I happened across a few in my Pinterest feed and gone completely down the rabbit hole in this treasure trove of information. Sure some ideas might be out of date, but you […]