ws Dahlia

flowerchildkyAugust 29, 2006

I would have never thought I could grow dahlias from seed :))

these are "Bishop's Children" and they are now starting to bloom- just beautiful!

thanks to Hanne in Denmark for the seeds-

I will take them up this fall to save them and grow again

love the foliage - can't wait to see the rest of the blooms!

Linda

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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

Linda,
Isn't the foliage gorgeous? I was surprised how easy the seeds germinated. So far, mine comes in orange and red. I like the dark red better.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2006 at 9:42PM
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kywildcat2(z6 KY)

I too was amazed that I could grow Dahlias from seed. I didn't dream that the plants would reach this size and actually bloom the first year! I also have 3 pots from a mix of seed I'd received; those have a brighter green foliage and the blooms are all shapes, sizes and colors, even bicolors! I just love them!

    Bookmark   August 31, 2006 at 10:03AM
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webkat5(Z6a MO)

I love that bronze foliage....nice enough even without the flower bonus!

    Bookmark   September 3, 2006 at 12:33AM
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phyleux(Z6 WPA)

Very nice...please post more pics as they bloom. I ws some Dahlia this year too. I am going to try and save some of my favorites for next year too.

    Bookmark   September 4, 2006 at 10:03AM
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