The dahlia is a beautiful flower from Mexico with historical roots stretching back centuries. Dahlias are well-known for their brightly colored flowers, which bloom continuously all year round.

Purple Dahlia

Dahlia is available in various shapes, colors, and sizes, which makes it popular with florists and gardeners. Dahlias, along with sunflowers and daisies, belong to the Asteraceae family.

Light Pink Dahlia Flower

Although more than 20, 000 species[1] in this family, Dahlias, Mexico’s national flower, has become one of the most popular competition flowers today.

Orange Dahlia Flower

Among the most impressive features of this plant’s flower are its ringed petals. The color of dahlias flowers can vary widely, and they appear in purple, orange, red, yellow, pink, and white.

Orange Dahlia Flowers

The flowers are usually monochrome but can also be striped or have different colored edges. The petals can be pointed or round, curled or straight at the edge, short or long, irregular or uniform.

Pink Dahlia Flowers

The flowers are also of different sizes depending on the variety and can diameter 5 to 30 centimeters. There is literally a dahlia for all tastes, styles, and preferences.

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Key References
  • [1]“Dahlias Growing Guide: Everything You Need to Know – Gardening”. Accessed October 31, 2021. Link.


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