Dahlias: Culture and Care

Enjoy a walk in the flower fields of Green Door Gourmet in Nashville and learn about the culture and care of dahlias in Climate Zone 7A.

Gardener Extras

  1. The correct pronunciation is DOLL-ee-uh as the plant was named in honor of Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.
  2. When planting a number of dahlias, allow each tuber about 2 feet of space.
  3. The American Dahlia Society publishes an annual Fabulous Fifty list of cultivars receiving (at least) 50 blue and higher awards in sanctioned ADS dahlia shows in the U.S. and Canada. Visit dahlia.org.

Phillipe Chadwick

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