Dahlias : A Colour Guide, Hardback

Dahlias : A Colour Guide Hardback



This title profiles some 1800 varieties of dahlia. Arranged in alphabetical order, and illustrated throughout with over 500 colour photographs, this is a useful guide for both dahlia enthusiasts and exhibitors.

Each entry includes a short description of growth habit; type of bloom and colour; advice on the variety's potential for garden, exhibition or cut flower use; the raiser, country of origin and year of introduction (where known); and source of supply of plants or tubers.

Practical advice on methods of propagation and successful cultivation is given, along with a brief history of the dahlia, tips on exhibiting and ideas for garden use.

The guide also explains the different forms of dahlias and gives a calendar for their care.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 576 colour photographs
  • Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
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  • Category: Gardening: flowers
  • ISBN: 9781861265821



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