WHAT IS A DAHLIA?
They come in an amazing range of colours and sizes
There are many types, some so different you would not believe they are in the same plant family. Dahlias are easy to grow. Their blooms are sturdy and last well in a vase, making them popular in floral arrangements for events and celebrations.
In 2018 the President of the DSV, Dwight King, appeared on the ABC's Gardening Australia program. Click on the image to enjoy the program.
for the Garden
Easy-to-manage dahlias for borders and beds, even pots. They make a great display and provide a succession of flowers for the house.
The exhibitionists of the floral world. Beautiful in the garden, their exquisite blooms shine in a vase and on the show bench.
Where to Get
The Society sells plants and tubers, mostly of varieties that are proven show winners. Retailers stock garden varieties, usually as plants.