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Known for their bright colors and dramatic forms, dahlias are enjoying a surge of popularity in today s gardens. From pompons to waterlilies few flowers can boast such a variety of choices for every garden and gardener. In this delightful and profusely illustrated encyclopedia, noted hybridizer and nurseryman Bill McClaren provides an authoritative account of garden-worthy dahlias for every garden design. Nearly 700 selections are included, complete with notes on their history, awards, and cultural …

Excerpt from Currie s Farm and Garden Annual: Spring, 1921 Delice (decorative) finest pink Decorative Dahlia. The flowers, perfect in form, are produced on long, stiff stems. The color is a most delicate pink, suffused with lavender. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct …
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Excerpt from Catalogue of Flowers, 1904 This beautiful Dahlia is intermediate between the double and the Cactus varieties. The flowers are large, loose, and very esthetic in form, and measure 6 or 8 inches across. Color: deep, rith, dark red, with a bloom like velvet. Packet, 100 3 for 250. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books …
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Excerpt from The World s Best Dahlias: New Creations and Old Friends Truly there is something for any and every individual taste. There are not only varieties not found in any other catalogue, but distinctly new types never before offered. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct …
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Excerpt from Dahlias, 1929 Our great dahlia Which won the Achievement Medal for best new dahlia west of the Rocky Mountains at our 1928 Palace Hotel Show. The immense blooms are of glowing old fose in color - a most delightful shade. (for further description see opposite page.) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art …
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Excerpt from Success Dahlia Gardens, 1929 Mrs. Shirley shaw (dec.) - Ox blood red shaded maroon, this magnificent flower sometimes has a tendency to eome with crooked stems, but notwithstanding this fact was more universally admired than any Dahlia in our gardens. The wonderful dark rich color and immense size capture every one. After one year this remarkable crea tion has made a host of friends. This Dahlia must be seen to be appreciated as it is impossible to describe the beautiful rich blendings …
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Excerpt from Dahlias, 1927 My stock is healthy, or I would not sell it. I have one reputation that must be maintained. I have another reputation in the making. Neither would permit me, knowingly, to sell inferior stock. I sell roots that have not been forced (this is important). And as they have been well grown, under favorable conditions, I know they are full of vitality, and that they should give excellent results to my customers. My roots ought not bring forth runts in your gardens if your conditions …
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Excerpt from Fitchett Dahlias Unknown - (sent to us erroneously as a high priced decorative.) Deep yellow, suffused with old gold. Produces a lot of medium sized flowers on wiry stems. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing …
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In this delightful and profusely illustrated encyclopedia, noted hybridizer and nurseryman Bill McClaren provides an authoritative account of garden-worthy dahlias for every garden design. Nearly 700 selections are included, complete with notes on their history, awards, and cultural peculiarities. Additional chapters on dahlia care and propagation, dahlia species in nature, hybridizing, and showing dahlias add to this well-rounded overview. Thorough appendices with resources on dahlia societies, …
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Excerpt from The Florist s Guide: Containing Practical Directions for the Cultivation of Annual, Biennial, and Perennial Flowering Plants, of Different Classes, Herbaceous and Shrubby, Bulbous, Fibrous, and Tuberous-Rooted, Including the Double Dahlia To raise your flowers, various arts combine Study these well, and fancy s flight decline. If you would have a vivid, vigoroirs breed or every kind; examine well the seed: Learn to what elements your plants belong, 3 h i What is their constituticn, …
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Excerpt from California Dahlias: For Better Homes, 1926 Opportunity. (goodacrey. Another hybrid show~ from King of Shows, of similar type in a coloring of buff and. Gold. Price per tuber Dahlias -marked as. Are varieties originated in California. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally …
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Excerpt from Official Catalogue and Culture Guide of the National Dahlia Society: Prepared by a Committee of the Society Send for our Illustrated List, issued in November, containing New Varieties. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format …
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Excerpt from Barnard s 1925 Wholesale Florist Catalog: Flower Seeds, Supplies, Bulbs The Dahlia Flowered Zinnias are recommended to florists on. Account of their large range of color and size, and their peculiar adaptability for basket work. The intensity of-the shades produced make them very desirable for home decoration in baskets and flower vases. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a …
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Excerpt from Missouri Dahlia Farms Catalogue and Cultural Guide for 1929 Kalif, hybrid cactus. Its brilliant pure scarlet color and strong stout stems make it one of the most useful Dahlias both for cutting and exhibition. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving …
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Excerpt from W. W. Wilmore s Dahlia Farm and Nursery, 1931: Specialist in Dahlias, Gladioli and Ornamental Nursery Stock A giant in both flower and robust plant, attaining a height of seven feet under good cultivation, producing immense flowers on exceptionally long erect stems. Normally the flowers make a diameter of 8-9 inches. By disbudding they will easily make an 11-inch diameter. It is an early and continuous bloomer, in type a pronounced Hybrid Cactus. The color is difficult to describe …
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