Pink Dahlia Checker Flower Photo

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Pink Dahlia Checker flower photo

Pink Dahlia Checker Flower Photo

The Decorative Dahlia Checkers, ‘Dahlia’, a spring planted tuberous root, has Pink flowers with white tips. This Dahlia produces masses of large blooms from July until frost. Dahlia’s are ideal for cut flowers, borders, containers, and massing. They tend to bloom for long periods, and few plants offer as much variety and showy flowers as the Dahlia. They do best in well drained, humus rich soils.
Dahlia ‘Checkers’ is a miniature decorative dahlia, bearing small, bi-coloured flowers in pink and white, from midsummer to autumn. It’s perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and makes an excellent cut flower. It’s also suitable for exhibiting.

Checkers is a Miniature Decorative Dahlia.  With its bi-colour flowers, Pink at the base of the florets and white at the tip it is a striking and attractive plant.  It stands out in beds and looks bright and cheerful in a vase.For best results, grow Dahlia ‘Checkers’ in full sun in fertile, well-drained soil. Deadhead regularly and feed with a potash-rich fertilizer to prolong flowering. Dahlias can handle almost any type of weather. However, if you want the best results, grow them in full sun and in soil that has a lot of organic matter mixed in. You can buy dahlias as seeds, but it may be better to buy them as bulbs or tubers.
The dahlia signifies dignity and elegance. Not only that it also brings with it change, betrayal, travel, and warning. The flower also stands for diversity. Most flowers have two genes; however, the dahlia has eight. For this, it’s called the Houdini of the garden due to its wondrous shapes, sizes and colors. Many who grow dahlias refer to them as “queen of the autumn garden” because they last from mid-summer to early frost.