Dahlias forum: Dahlia bounty

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Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
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CDsSister
Sep 19, 2012 6:49 PM CST
Right now things are beginning to wind down in many gardens.

I have visited three public gardens this week and have seen some beautiful flowers

One of the nicest viewings was the Dahlia beds at both Fort Collins Botanic Gardens and Hudson Gardens in Littleton.

Both had some really nice Dahlia's. I will show you just a couple of my favorites.

I do not get enough sun to grow these beautiful plants but I do admire them.

Accent Dahlia 'AC CJ' ....................................................


This one was labeled black narcissus

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These two were not labeled but were pretty

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Bradley Aaron ................................................................Fuzzy Wuzzy

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What fun!!!! Hurray!
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Sep 20, 2012 7:38 AM CST
Beautiful. I love the huge blooms
Name: woofie
NE WA (Zone 5a)
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woofie
Sep 21, 2012 9:41 AM CST
Pretty! I do like dahlias and grow them from seed every year. Haven't had much luck with overwintering the tubers, tho. I really like those two that weren't labeled!
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JuanaJennifer
Feb 20, 2013 5:22 AM CST
Your flowers is very Pretty. They are beautiful and colorful looking too. Smiling
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Name: Arif Masud
Alpha Centauri (Zone 9a)
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KAMasud
Feb 20, 2013 5:40 AM CST
Beautiful, pity you cant grow them. Any chance of bouncing some sunlight through a strategically placed mirror?
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Arif.
Name: Teri
Mount Bethel, PA
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Roses_R_Red
Feb 20, 2013 8:58 AM CST
Woofie, I wrap mine in newspaper then put them in a black plastic bag. I'm in zone 6a and I put them in an unheated garage against the wall that is attached to the house. So far this easy method has worked for me for the past 3 years.

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