Author(s): Georgianna Lane (Illustrator); Naomi Slade
Dahlias is a celebration of the dazzling colors and flamboyant forms of one of the world's favorite flowers. Dahlias are back in vogue. Professional gardeners, florists, and hobbyists around the world are falling in love again with this (lower's eccentric charm. From sumptuous petals to floral fireworks, dahlias are taking over as the focus piece in bouquets of every kind. This stunning collection profiles over 65 types of dahlia. From the billowing beauty of Café au Lait and the luminously delicate Platinum Blonde to the spiny Black Narcissus and cheerful Pooh, you'll discover a splendid selection of classics, as well as the best modern varieties. Lush photography augments the expert commentary and no-fuss advice on how to grow these botanical beauties and fill your home with spectacular cut flowers. Whether you have a lavish garden or a simple container, lose yourself in the enduring charm of dahlias. Book jacket.