Dahlia flowers

Red Checker Big Dahlia Flower is one of the most consistent blooming plant

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Red Dahlia Flower

Big Red Checker Dahlia Flower Wallpapers

With eye-catching foliage and colorful 4″ blooms of rich burgundy red petals tipped in white, it refuses to be ignored! The bush grows to a nice compact 3 1/2′ with wonderful lush, lacy foliage and is one of the most consistent blooming bi-colors and all around garden plants we have ever produced. This variety has one of the longest lasting blooms when cut.

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Hot Pink Dahlia Flower

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Pink Dahlia Flower

Hot Pink Dahlia Flower

This is a beautiful small formal decorative hot pink dahlia that grows up to 4 feet in height. Perfect in any bouquet or arrangement. Hot Pink Dahlia flowers are decorative globe-shaped flowers with many colorful petals. This hot pink Dahlia would be a bright addition to any bridal bouquet or wedding flower arrangement.

Photograph of Honey Bee on Lemon Color Dahlia Flower

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Lime Single Dahlia

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CLASSIFICATION OF DAHLIA FLOWERS

 

 

  • Single dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets, which may overlap, the centre forming a disc.
  • Anemone-flowered dahlias have blooms with one or more outer rings of generally flattened ray florets surrounding a dense group of tubular florets, and showing no disc.
  • Collerette dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of generally flat ray florets, which must overlap, with a ring of small florets (the collar) the centre forming a disc.
  • Waterlily dahlias have fully double blooms characterized by broad ray florets that are slightly involute along their length (longitudinal axis) giving a saucer shaped appearance to the bloom. The depth should be not more than one third of the diameter of the bloom.
  • Decorative dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc. The ray florets are generally broad and flat and may be in-volute for no more than 75% of their length (longitudinal axis) or slightly twisted, and usually bluntly pointed
  • Ball dahlias have fully double blooms, ball shaped or slightly flattened. The ray florets rounded at the tips, with margins spirally arranged and in-volute for at least 75% of the length of the florets
  • Pompon dahlias have fully double spherical blooms, with florets largely in-volute along their length (longitudinal axis).
  • Cactus dahlias have fully double blooms, the ray florets are usually pointed, the majority narrow and re-volute for 65% or more of their length (longitudinal axis) and either straight or incurving.
  • Semi-Cactus dahlias have fully double blooms; the ray florets are usually pointed and revolute for more than 25% and less than 65% of their length and broad at the base and either straight or incurving.
  • Fimbriated dahlias have blooms where the tips of the ray florets should be evenly split or notched into two or more divisions, uniformly throughout the bloom to create a fringed overall effect. The petals may be flat, in-volute, re-volute, straight, in-curving or twisted.
  • Star dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets surrounding the disc. Ray florets are uniformly either in-volute or re-volute.
  • Double Orchid dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc and have triangular centers. Ray florets are narrowly lance shaped and either in-volute or re volute.
  • Paeony dahlias have multiple outer rings of ray florets surrounding a disc, ray florets are flat or slightly in volute at base and are flat or are to some extent re volute.

Colorful Dahlia Image

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Double Shaded Dahlia Flower

Colorful Dahlia Image

CLASSIFICATION OF DAHLIA FLOWERS

 

 

  • Single dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets, which may overlap, the centre forming a disc.
  • Anemone-flowered dahlias have blooms with one or more outer rings of generally flattened ray florets surrounding a dense group of tubular florets, and showing no disc.
  • Collerette dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of generally flat ray florets, which must overlap, with a ring of small florets (the collar) the centre forming a disc.
  • Waterlily dahlias have fully double blooms characterized by broad ray florets that are slightly involute along their length (longitudinal axis) giving a saucer shaped appearance to the bloom. The depth should be not more than one third of the diameter of the bloom.
  • Decorative dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc. The ray florets are generally broad and flat and may be involute for no more than 75% of their length (longitudinal axis) or slightly twisted, and usually bluntly pointed
  • Ball dahlias have fully double blooms, ball shaped or slightly flattened. The ray florets rounded at the tips, with margins spirally arranged and involute for at least 75% of the length of the florets
  • Pompon dahlias have fully double spherical blooms, with florets largely involute along their length (longitudinal axis).
  • Cactus dahlias have fully double blooms, the ray florets are usually pointed, the majority narrow and revolute for 65% or more of their length (longitudinal axis) and either straight or incurving.
  • Semi-Cactus dahlias have fully double blooms; the ray florets are usually pointed and revolute for more than 25% and less than 65% of their length and broad at the base and either straight or incurving.
  • Any dahlias which do not fall into type 1 – 9 inclusive and type 11, 12,13 & 14 e.g. Thistle Dahlias, etc. This group includes species dahlias
  • Fimbriated dahlias have blooms where the tips of the ray florets should be evenly split or notched into two or more divisions, uniformly throughout the bloom to create a fringed overall effect. The petals may be flat, involute, revolute, straight, incurving or twisted.
  • Star dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets surrounding the disc. Ray florets are uniformly either involute or revolute.
  • Double Orchid dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc and have triangular centers. Ray florets are narrowly lance shaped and either involute or revolute.
  • Paeony dahlias have multiple outer rings of ray florets surrounding a disc, ray florets are flat or slightly involute at base and are flat or are to some extent revolute.

Deep Red Dahlia Flower

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Dark Red Dahlia

Deep Red Dahlia Flower

Deep Red Dahlia flowers have many exquisite, richly colored petals.

Honey Bee on Maroon Dahlia Flower Image

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Maroon Dahlia

Honey Bee on Maroon Dahlia

CLASSIFICATION OF DAHLIA FLOWERS

 

 

  • Single dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets, which may overlap, the centre forming a disc.
  • Anemone-flowered dahlias have blooms with one or more outer rings of generally flattened ray florets surrounding a dense group of tubular florets, and showing no disc.
  • Collerette dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of generally flat ray florets, which must overlap, with a ring of small florets (the collar) the centre forming a disc.
  • Waterlily dahlias have fully double blooms characterized by broad ray florets that are slightly involute along their length (longitudinal axis) giving a saucer shaped appearance to the bloom. The depth should be not more than one third of the diameter of the bloom.
  • Decorative dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc. The ray florets are generally broad and flat and may be involute for no more than 75% of their length (longitudinal axis) or slightly twisted, and usually bluntly pointed
  • Ball dahlias have fully double blooms, ball shaped or slightly flattened. The ray florets rounded at the tips, with margins spirally arranged and involute for at least 75% of the length of the florets
  • Pompon dahlias have fully double spherical blooms, with florets largely involute along their length (longitudinal axis).
  • Cactus dahlias have fully double blooms, the ray florets are usually pointed, the majority narrow and revolute for 65% or more of their length (longitudinal axis) and either straight or incurving.
  • Semi-Cactus dahlias have fully double blooms; the ray florets are usually pointed and revolute for more than 25% and less than 65% of their length and broad at the base and either straight or incurving.
  • Fimbriated dahlias have blooms where the tips of the ray florets should be evenly split or notched into two or more divisions, uniformly throughout the bloom to create a fringed overall effect. The petals may be flat, involute, revolute, straight, incurving or twisted.
  • Star dahlias have blooms with a single outer ring of florets surrounding the disc. Ray florets are uniformly either involute or revolute.
  • Double Orchid dahlias have fully double blooms showing no disc and have triangular centers. Ray florets are narrowly lance shaped and either involute or revolute.
  • Paeony dahlias have multiple outer rings of ray florets surrounding a disc, ray florets are flat or slightly involute at base and are flat or are to some extent revolute.