Varieties of Dahlia
Single Petal Pink Dahlia Flower
The dahlia is the official flower of the city of Seattle. Dahlias bring life and beauty back to your landscape in late summer and into the fall months.The diversity of the Dahlia allow you to use them in many different aspects of your landscape design,from low growing border plants to stately background plantings that may reach six feet in height!
Dahlia plants grow and bloom best in full sun. Dahlias tolerate most soil types, but prefer a sandy,well drained, slightly acidic soil with a pH of 6.2- 6.5. If your soil is heavy or clay, adding sand and peat moss will help to lighten it. Water established Dahlias thoroughly and deeply once a week. Water more frequently if it’s very hot.
Varieties of Dahlias
There are wide varieties of dahlias based on their sizes, flowering patterns and resemblance to other flowers-
A La Mode Dahlia Flower
Red color with nice form, deeply-tipped white edges flower.
Apricot Color Dahlia Wallpaper
Dahlia’s are spicy flowers, and their meanings range from a sign of warning, to change, to travel, to even a portent of betrayal. The varied symbolic meanings of the dahlia make this flower a wild card. Give to that unique, eclectic person whom you wish to compliment his/her wild side. Combine them with slender flowers like irises or tulips for a striking visual display as well as a combined symbolic message that says “temper your adventures with a kind heart.”
Single Flowering Yellow Dahlias
Single-flowering Yellow dahlias have a visible central disk, or opened center, and one or just a few rows of petals. The petals are evenly spaced in rows. The flowers tend to be 4 inches or less in diameter, with the plant being shorter than 3 feet tall. Orchid and peony dahlias are all examples of single-flowering dahlias.