Perfect for flower fans, this little love letter to the dahlia is bursting with tips, tricks and facts.
Dahlias are the showboats of the flower world--colorful, flamboyant, and spectacular. They're also one of the most satisfying flowers to grow, with a long bloom season, plentiful blooms, and adaptable to most climates with proper care. They're very easy to propagate, and can be hybridized. There are numerous dahlia flower forms and more than 50,000 recognized cultivars! This charming little hardcover book includes 60+ full-color botanical illustrations, basic botany and history, everything you need to know to grow gorgeous blooms in the garden, as well as dividing tubers to propagate more flowers, tips for creating beautiful arrangements and preserving blooms, quotes, lore, and notable gardens and growers. Like a bouquet of dahlias, this book is an affordable little luxury for gardeners and flower lovers --the perfect hostess gift or mother's day present.