DORSET DAHLIA DEFIES THE ONSET OF WINTER


November. A month when summer flowers are over – or if not, get banjaxed by the first touch of frost. Here’s a dahlia, newly planted this year, that decided to keep calm and carry on. For the moment, at least. The flowers are still near-perfect, even at close quarters; and the leaves haven’t yet started to blacken and go squishy in the traditional way. It’s only a matter of time, though…

Dorset Dahlia 4Dorset Dahlia 1Dorset Dahlia 3Dorset Dahlia 5Dorset Dahlia 2

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4 thoughts on “DORSET DAHLIA DEFIES THE ONSET OF WINTER

  1. Almost unbelievable and so wonderful! I picked 2 tiny roses in the Rhu Sila garden yesterday, I think this is great for November.
    Now we are off to the local film club and then to the pub. Have a lovely weekend, all of you.
    Dina

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