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Dahlia 'Shooting Star'


Dahlia 'Shooting Star' (dahlia cactus)

1 June 2017



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Personally, not that keen on Dahlias or Chrysanths for that matter.
What makes someone fall in love with a particular group of plants?

11 Jun, 2017

 

I'm not keen on Chrysanthemums either. The white big ones are used for funerals in Japan.

11 Jun, 2017

 

Interesting - and it's not necessarily a group of plants that we fall for, sometimes just a stunning colour. I'd never bought a dahlia in my life until I succumbed to the gorgeous 'blue bayou'.

11 Jun, 2017

 

I did buy a Bishops Child, Dahlia, offspring of the famous Bishop of Llandoff, the slugs liked it as well.

11 Jun, 2017

 

I looked up 'blue bayou' and 'Bishop's child (children)'. I thought they were both unique. I love anything with dark/purple leaves and any flower with pink colour. Shielabub is right; it's really interesting how people fall for certain things. There's no accounting for taste/different strokes for different folks.

12 Jun, 2017



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