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I know the names but lost the pictures! What color are they?!

Posted by linnea56 z5 IL (My Page) on
Thu, May 17, 07 at 14:35

I started lots of dahlias indoors. I am ready to plant them out this weekend. I put tags in each pot with the name and the height. I had "saved" the wrappers with the pictures but now cant find them in the file where I normally keep such things (memory problems, darn). For most of the 12 varieties I remember what color/form they are, so placing them is not a huge problem. (OK, for "Red Pygmy" I do have a clue, lol...)

But these four I dont even remember buying! Must have done it after the inhibitions came down (once youve started 40-50 dahlias, whats a dozen or so more?). It's my handwriting on the tags, so dahlia santa did not drop them off at my house. I have a feeling many are some shade of red.

But... Single? Double? Flower size? cactus? lacinated? I googled but got inconsistent pictures, and none at all for E & I.

This is all I wrote on each stick in the pots:




EBONY AND IVORY, 24-28" (I think this is a dark purple to ivory mix)

Thanks for the help...feeling embarrassed by this.

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RE: I know the names but lost the pictures! What color are they?!

Red Pigmy :

Star's Favorite: Favorite_270_jpg.jpg

Firebird :

Ebony & Ivory is not listed.

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