I have only grown Dahlias once. In a large container in a sunny position, against a warm wall. They hated it!

Since then I haven’t given them much thought.

I’ve also often thought of them as “blousy”, i.e. a bit loud and garish.

Then I saw this:


… and started looking around and found this:


Now I’ve got my gardening catalogues out again…

It’s just a question of choosing which ones… decisions, decisions!

Do you grow dahlias?