Dahlia ‘Rebecca’s World’

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Dahlia ‘Rebecca’s World’ is a very fiery dahlia indeed. The combination of flaming red and fresh white is a wonderful sight to behold. This robust variety Dahlia ‘Rebecca’s World’ is also a very useful cut flower for a vase.

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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: Bakker Spalding, Wikipedia

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