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In summer, front and back yards are at their peak in color and fullness as native black-eyed Susan and obedient plant, as well as non-native roses, hydrangea and dahlias take center stage.
Wow, what a year for flowers: peonies, dahlias, glads, ligularias — and most others for that matter.
Hostas and daylilies that were flooded at the Chicago Botanic Garden are currently looking OK, while other plantings of dahlias, vegetables and salvia were quickly killed.
Dahlias were in bloom as was the liatris and shasta dasies.
Perennials that keep producing after cutting include campanula, dahlia, gerbera daisies, evergreen penstemon, phygelius, agastache and salvia.
To get this look, arrange a selection of peonies, dahlias, ferns, forget-me-nots, and hydrangea sepals in a bowl of water and accent them with pieces of driftwood.
Organic flower grower Joan Ewer Thorndike of Le Mera Gardens in Talent, south of Medford, has clients who consult her farm's harvest calendar and wait for roses, dahlias and tulips.
Sunflowers and dahlias will be sold later in the summer, as well as broccoli, kale, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, celery, beans and eggplant.
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Origin and Etymology of dahlia
First Known Use: 1835See Words from the same year
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Definition of dahlia for English Language Learners
: a type of plant that is grown in gardens and has large flowers with white, yellow, red, pink, or purple petals
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