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By Starline Platt
The Urban Gardener 

The History of Dahlias

 

October 27, 2022

Every flower has its story and place in history. The dahlia is no exception.

Today it is commonly known as the national flower of Mexico. But how did it become so popular that it is now available all over the world? When in season, these flowers can be found at just about every florist.

They are popular to grow, as well as to gift when you need to send flowers for somebody’s birthday or any other occasion. They are great garden flowers, due to their long blooming season, and they last really long as cut flowers, too.

Being the national flower of Mexico, it is quite fitting that this flo...



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