Dahlias do not return

David Pilling pbs@pilling.demon.co.uk
Fri, 05 Jun 2009 14:30:06 PDT
In message <001401c9e60b$b3dd66f0$2f01a8c0@Library>, Jim McKenney 
<jimmckenney@jimmckenney.com> writes
>I’ve seen dahlias in European gardens during August in full, profuse bloom.

They are easy to grow from seed, if anyone fancies having a go without 
investing in cultivars - I sowed seed in March, grew them on in an 
unheated greenhouse, and the plants, now outdoors, are on the verge of 
flowering - usually they then flower until the frost.

David Pilling
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