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Name: Deb
Pacific Northwest (Zone 8b)
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Bonehead
Sep 6, 2013 6:26 PM CST
Is this normal, or a surprise sport? Very cool looking, should be named Dixie-cup.
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Sep 7, 2013 8:26 AM CST

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What a wonderful surprise Joy!
I have seen photos of dahlias blooming with odd colors like this and I read that it is a mutation of genes in the tuber and that sometimes it lasts only for one season or it can last several years and then return to its original bloom colors.
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Name: Joy Wooldridge
Kalama, Wa. (Zone 8b)
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Joy
Sep 9, 2013 7:29 PM CST
This one is suppose to have the cream in the middle and the orange on the outside of the bloom. I once had a Dahlia named 'Freak Of Nature' that did this sort of thing all the time.
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Sep 9, 2013 7:36 PM CST

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Beautiful creamsicle.
Evan
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Sep 9, 2013 7:43 PM CST

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Extra entertainment!
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