Yellow Dinnerplate Dahlia ‘Kelvin Floodlight’ is a huge, bright yellow flowered Dahlia with individual flowers 7 to 8 inches in diameter. These beauties make stunning, long lasting cut flowers. A magnificent plant with colossal blooms. Dahlias are one of the most rewarding summer flowers of all. They’re really easy to grow with spectacular results. n the 2005 show season the American Dahlia Society gave this longtime favorite more awards than any other giant formal decorative Dahlia. We just can’t resist this stunner with monster 10–12″ flowers, which are a clear, penetrating pale yellow. It’s one of the easiest Dahlias to grow and the ideal choice for your first giant Dahlia. Decorative form.
Dahlias belong to the Asteraceae (Aster) family along with daisies and sunflowers. There are over 20,000 different species within the Aster family, it is the second largest family of flowering plants next to the orchid (Orchidaceae) family. The national flower of Mexico, Dahlias today have become one of the most popular competition flowers amongst competitive growers. Dahlias are considered one of the most spectacular garden flowers. There is a great variety of form in dahlias, from the showy dinner-plate size to the bright, little single ones.
Dahlias are natives of the mountainous regions of Mexico and, although they grow in a warm country, they are actually temperate plants requiring cooler conditions. There are 30 species and 20,000 cultivars of Dahlias.