Dreamy Dahlia

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^ Dahlia ‘Dreamy Inspire’

Dreamy are a new range of Dahlia with semi-compact bronze foliage, and contrasting stunning flower colors. They look like large delicate daisies with bright powerful color.

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”.

Photo: Flower DomeGardens by the BaySingapore [20160211]

Source: Wikipedia

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