Dahlias - A Colour Guide
|PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION):||2003|
|INSIDE:||576 colour photographs|
Dahlias: A Colour Guide profiles some 1,800 varieties of this stunning popular flower. Arranged in alphabetical order, and illustrated throughout with over 500 colour photographs, it is essential for both dahlia enthusiasts and exhibitors.
Each entry includes a short description of: Growth habit Type of bloom and colour Advice on the varietyâ€™s potential for garden, exhibition or cut flower use The raiser, country of origin and year of introduction [where known] 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. This unique guide also explains the different forms of dahlias and gives a calendar for their care.