Sunday, July 27, 2008
Green Thumb Sunday: Dahlia's are delighting me!
Just starting to open at dusk
The next morning- a little bit more!
Later that afternoon- all but two petals are out!
Full blown beauty!
I bought two Dahlia plants a few months ago, and planted them in pots in the area by my front door, where they get a little shade from the big Olive tree and a little sun too, depending on where I move the pots. They were labeled "Happy Single 'Party' Dahlia" and one was peach, the other a pink shade.
At first both were in full bloom, but the flowers soon faded, as they underwent a little shock from the transplanting, and until recently they didn't seem to do very much.
They seem to have recovered now, though this one is ahead of the other, with this first bloom, and many buds growing. According to the tag they bloom continuously so I am looking forward to many more blooms!
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