The Summer of Dahlias


I went for a walk around Colony Farms Regional Park in Metro Vancouver last week, and these were just a few of the dahlias I spotted with my camera. I will certainly be looking for a few of these varieties next spring when it's time to buy tubers once again! More images can be found at http://www.thedandelionwrangler.ca/2013/08/the-summer-of-dahlias.html
the summer of dahlias, gardening, Loved this dahlia its perfectly symmetrical petals
Loved this dahlia & its perfectly symmetrical petals.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, A collection of dahlia growing out at Colony Farms Community Gardens
A collection of dahlia growing out at Colony Farms Community Gardens.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, And this is why I m going to start growing dahlias again Stunning show of petals
And this is why I'm going to start growing dahlias again. Stunning show of petals.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, Dahlias growing among the veggies
Dahlias growing among the veggies.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, Talk about a deep dish dahlia I love this feisty purple explosion
Talk about a 'deep dish' dahlia! I love this feisty purple explosion.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, The perfectly perfect pom pom dahlias
The perfectly perfect pom pom dahlias.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, Red
Red!
the summer of dahlias, gardening, A single variety dahlia
A single variety dahlia.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, This pink dahlia is stuffed so full of petals it almost looks like a clematis
This pink dahlia is stuffed so full of petals it almost looks like a clematis.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, Loved the rosey hues
Loved the rosey hues.
the summer of dahlias, gardening, I shall name you fireball Right right
I shall name you fireball. Right,....right?
Laura Thomas

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