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  • n. Plural form of dahlia.


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  • Interest in dahlias wanes briefly until a fortuitous accident occurs in 1872, when the only surviving tuber in a box of dahlias sent from Mexico to Holland eventually yields a brilliant red bloom, with pointed petals, quite unlike any previous dahlia.

    Did You Know? Mexico's national flower is the humble dahlia

  • Common plants such as dahlias and ginger lilies have been hit too, as gardeners often leave roots in the ground as an easier alternative to lifting and overwintering in a frost-free greenhouse.

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  • Nearby, there was a bench and a little table with a pot of red dahlias on it.

    Brush of Darkness

  • Wudl paints roses, columbines and dahlias in oil, pencil, and gold and silver leaf on vellum with acuity and intricacy.

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  • Photograph by Tara Donne for The Wall Street Journal, Food Styling by Martha Bernabe, Prop Styling by Angharad Bailey An arrangement of basil, dahlias and grass Step One With the leafy greens, create a full, wide shape to complement the squat pitcher.

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  • In the process of scrounging through my worldly possessions, however, I've made some startling discoveries, and I'm not simply referring to the analog wonders that have turned up: a grandmother's entirely crystal-beaded evening clutch, featuring, I believe, dahlias.

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  • Up and down the block, the mini gardens were filled with summer flowers in winter: black-eyed Susans, tulips, lilies, iris, dahlias, carnations and a profusion of petals in comical circus colors that I'm sure even God doesn't have names for.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Fake Flowers

  • In a flower border atop an antique wheel barrel, a 3-gallon pot was in full bloom with dahlias and variegated cannas foliage.

    Suzy Bales: Fake Flowers: Ever Green and Always Growing

  • No one suspected the nasturtiums and dahlias were fake, nor that Cross who owns Environmentals, Inc., a wholesale nursery in Cutchogue, New York, would mix fakes with real plants.

    Suzy Bales: Fake Flowers: Ever Green and Always Growing


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