Dahlia ‘Bahama Apricot’

Dahlia ‘Bahama Apricot’ is a decorative dahlia, one of the Shogun dahlia series which features tall dahlias that produce masses of small, bicolor blooms. Dahlia ‘Bahama Apricot’ grows to 1.1m tall and has delightful colouring, with golden orange petals that are white at the tips.

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Dahlia is a genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. A member of the Asteraceae [or Compositae], dicotyledonous plants, related species include the sunflower, daisy, chrysanthemum and zinnia. There are 42 species of dahlia, with hybrids commonly grown as garden plants. Flower forms are variable, with one head per stem; these can be as small as 2 in [5.1 cm] diameter or up to 1 ft [30 cm] or “dinner plate”.

Photos: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20150125, 20150131]

Source: Plantify, Wikipedia


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