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LARGE-FLOWERED DECORATIVE DAHLIAS

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

Large-Flowered Decorative Dahlias have blooms usually between 8" (203mm) and 10" (254mm) in diameter

Amgard Delicate, large decorative

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The following list includes the varieties listed by the NDS in 2018.

variety

subtype

colour

use

intro

raiser

country

height

Amgard Delicate

 

Y.-Pk.Bls.

E.

1994

bates

UK

110

Como Poly

 

L.

E.

1974

Ray

Aus

135

Daleko Olympic

 

W.-Pu.Bic.

G.C.

 

Krzywycki

UK

 

Danum Rhoda

 

Pk.

E.

1999

Oscroft

UK

 

Elma E. syn: Elma Elizabeth

 

L.

E.

1993

redd

USA

110

Elma Elizabeth syn: Elma E.

 

L.

E.

1993

redd

USA

110

Gitt's Perfection

 

L.-W.Bls

E.

1997

Gitts

USA

90

Lifesize

 

Y.

E.

1968

Simplicius

UK

 

Louis Meggos

 

W.

E.

2009

meggos

USA

 

Mrs. McDonald Quill

 

R.-W.Bic.

E.

1954

Douglas

NZ

120

Polyand

 

L.Bls.

E.

1953

Young

Aus

135

Ryecroft Ice

 

W.

E.G.

2009

godsmark

UK

 

Ryecroft Rebel

 

W.-Pk.Bls

E.G.

2009

godsmark

UK

 

Sheila Mooney

 

W.

E.

1994

Mooney

Can

 

Shirley Jane

 

Y.-Br.Bls.

E.

1963

Simpson

USA

110

Silver City

 

W.

E.

1967

Simplicius

UK

120

Spartacus

 

R.

E.

1992

senior,m

USA

120

Steve Meggos

 

Br.

E.

2012

meggos

USA

0

Vassio Meggos

 

L.

E.

2005

meggos

USA

120

Vera's Elma

 

L.

E.

1996

Gardener

UK

110

Westerton Lilian

 

Y.-Pk.Bls

E.

2013

hodgson,g

UK

 

Willowfield Mick

 

Pk.-O.Bls

E.

1999

powley

UK

120

 

Subtype

(Lil.) indicates a lilliput dahlia, which is usually less than 15 inches (45cms) in height and with flowers not normally bigger than 2 inch diameter.

(Dw.B.) indicates a dwarf bedding variety which does not normally exceed 24 inches (60cms) in height

Use

C. indicates suitable as a cut flower, ie it has long wiry stems.

E. indictes the variety is suitable for exhibition purposes.

G. indictes suitable for general garden use.

P. indicates the variety is suitable for growing in pots or patio containers.

Syn indicates a synonym, which may be either a horticultural synonym or one where blooms are considered indistinguishable from each other.

 

Some more Large Decoratives

ClintsClimax.jpeg (8569 bytes)

Clint's Climax

ElmaElizabeth.JPG (11092 bytes)

Elma Elizabeth

GittsPerfection.JPG (8776 bytes)

Gitt's Perfection

     

KenoraWildfire.JPG (9387 bytes)

Kenora Wildfire

(=Kenora Valentine (UK))

Shirleyjane.jpg (6775 bytes)

Shirley Jayne

silvercity.jpg (9306 bytes)

Silver City

     

Spartacus.jpg (13516 bytes)

Spartacus

VerasElma.jpg (11049 bytes)

Vera's Elma

WillowfieldMick.jpg (10647 bytes)

Willowfield Mick

Westerton Lilian

Polyand

 

Zelda

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Last updated November 25, 2017

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