With their bright and showy blooms, dahlias are in season from late summer through autumn and make fabulous cut flowers. It’s a case of choosing your favourite colour – they range from lustrous reds and brilliant yellows, through to soft apricot, pastel pink, white and many more, including a number of bi-colours.
And then there are the many flower forms, which range from daisy-like singles, through to big blowsy double blooms as well as the narrow-petalled cactus dahlias. With their sturdy stems, they’re easy to arrange and offer good vase life. So let’s get going!