Dahlia Season in Wisconsin

mandolls(4)August 21, 2012

The weather has cooled way down and the Dahlias are loving it. THe colors are much stronger than the early blooms and more buds are appearing everyday.

These shots are from this morning.

McAlister'sPride

Lover Boy

Fire Magic (not quite ready)

Lucca Johanna

Inland Dynasty

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vikingcraftsman

Looking good.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2012 at 8:18PM
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addicted2dahlias(6)

Oh, my...they are all so lovely!

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 9:13PM
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Linda's Garden z6 Utah

Love them all! My Loverboy has been blooming a lot this summer but the super hot weather has it going to open centers pretty quickly. I am jealous of your cooler weather. We have now cooled down to around 90 LOL.

Linda

    Bookmark   August 22, 2012 at 9:29PM
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addicted2dahlias(6)

Love the Lucca Johanna...the colors are so delicate!

    Bookmark   August 24, 2012 at 4:06PM
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mnwsgal 4 MN(4)

Thanks for sharing your lovely blooms. My plants are starting to send up more blossoms as well.

    Bookmark   August 25, 2012 at 11:37AM
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Noni Morrison

Mmmmmm, I do like McAlisters Pride"!

    Bookmark   August 25, 2012 at 11:05PM
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mandolls(4)

The McAlister's Pride is new for me. I love it when it isnt fully open, but once it cmpletely open the center is all yellow, and it looses its punch.

Here are a few more from this morning.

Sonic Boom

Pinelands Princess

Candle Light

Arabian Nights

Formby Kaitlin

Plus - these are little Dahlias from seed that I tried this year

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 12:32PM
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ladybugsmom192(9)

just scrumptious! there's my arabian night. mine is a monster (almost 6 feet tall!) and is about to bloom, so i'm excited... it's a first for me. you're is gorgeous.

i'm really digging your formby kaitlin as well. thanks for sharing!

angela :)

ps... how to you keep your leaves so pretty? i'm constantly fighting powedery mildew. i know it's not suppose to hurt them, but it really takes away from their beauty (to me at least..)

    Bookmark   August 26, 2012 at 4:59PM
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