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Dahlia "Akita"

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Dahlia "Akita" (Dahlia Pinnata {Dinner Plate Dahlia})

A very large dahlia ...



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Gorgeous Janette! :o)

20 Aug, 2010

 

Thats a lovely one Janette

20 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks ladies this is a huge dahlia ,looking a bit droopy today with all the rain we,ve had ....

20 Aug, 2010

amy
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Thats gorgeous , we lost a lot last winter I'm going to have to buy some new ones next year .......

20 Aug, 2010

 

thats very very nice 0)))

20 Aug, 2010

 

Another gorgeous dahlia Janette! How do you do it???

21 Aug, 2010

 

They have such a spiky look and gorgeous colour.

21 Aug, 2010

 

Two beauties wonderful colour

21 Aug, 2010

 

crumbs....that is a proper show-off Janette....stunning!

21 Aug, 2010

 

wow

21 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks for all the lovely comment,s ladies ....
I lost most of my collection as well Amy ,most of these that are now in flower are all new to me ...so each one opening is a lovely suprise ....

21 Aug, 2010

 

I lost a lot of mine too Janette and HAD to purchase some new ones......I remember looking at this one...its so lovely, wish i had bought it now.....

22 Aug, 2010

 

Awww you should have it,s a beautful big dinner plate dahlia .... started off a very orange colour but each day it seems to change ...today it,s mostly yellow ,,,, still lovely ..... I got this tuber from Taylors. Motinot...

22 Aug, 2010

 

Lovely dahlia. The bad winter did lead to many of the dahlias in my customers' gardens dying but I've noticed the smaller bedding varieties seem to be tougher than the large ones.

25 Aug, 2010

 

Thanks Anchorman , I usual grow my bedding dahlia,s,from seed ,but I lift the big tuber,s each year ...this year was a total disaster lost all but two ....so most are new this year I know a few people had lost lots over winter ,lets hope this one is a bit milder....

26 Aug, 2010

 

I've just added a photo of one of my favourite dahlias to my photos on here. It's a simple dwarf bedding geranium but imo it's gorgeous

26 Aug, 2010

 

Janette, I love the dahlia. I've never really grown them before, but am thinking of trying some next year. You said that you lifted them, but still lost them? Was that storing them in a shed?

27 Aug, 2010

 

I stored them in my greenhouse Karen ,never had any problems before ,but last year I had a lot of sad thing,s happening in my life , to be truthful I just neglected them ,I should have checked them more often than I did ... my own fault I lost so many ,but I,ve had some nice suprise,s when another new one opens every cloud so they say has a silver linning .....if I had,nt lost so many I,d have missed out on this beauty ...
I love them ,there is so many different variety,s and colour,s .hope you find some that you like ,if you goggle National Dahlia Collection ,you will see just how many there are good luck ....there,s over a thousand to look at ....

31 Aug, 2010

 

Oh, lovely! Thanks for that Janette, I will indeed have a look. This weekend we have the Dundee Flower and Food Festival, so on Friday I will be looking at lots of Dahlias there too! :)

1 Sep, 2010



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