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Funny Dahlia Buds

Some of the buds on this Dahlia are hanging upside down, and instead of further developing them and opening them out it’s growing new ones. 

Should I take off the upside down ones or will they eventually turn and flower?


  • B3B3 Posts: 21,488
    Most dahlias I've grown bend down like that. Your plant looks perfectly fine to me😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,425
    Perfectly normal. They’re all like that. When they’re ready to open they’ll straighten up and smile at you 😃 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • ciaranmcgreneraciaranmcgrenera Posts: 168
    edited July 2021
    Thanks @B3, and @Dovefromabove!
  • didywdidyw East SuffolkPosts: 1,725
    I love those buds - shyly hanging their heads before lifting them to dazzle you with their glorious flowers.

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