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Dahlias as cut flowers

Lili2Lili2 Posts: 4

Hi, it's the first time I've ever grown Dahlias and I have been lucky to have some  beautiful ones ( Arabian night) which are in full bloom. If I cut them for cut flowers will I get more flowers from the plant ? 



  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 10,296

    I think so Lili - its certainly what I am doingimage.  Everyone says they must be deadheaded to keep them flowering.  My way is just "live-heading"image

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Derbyshire but with a Nottinghamshire postcode. Posts: 16,463

    Like sweet peas.. the more you pick, the more you get.

  • Lili2Lili2 Posts: 4

    Thanks both, appreciated image

  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,545

    Hey lili2 when will we get to see them image Sound lovely

  • Lili2Lili2 Posts: 4

    Hi im not too sure how to attach photo? I'm using iPad so can take photo but not sure how to attach and send..........???

  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 10,296

    There is a little icon that looks like a tree - just to the right of the one you use to insert a smilieimageimage - click on that and follow the instructions to upload an existing picture from your iPad.....

  • Lili2Lili2 Posts: 4



  • chickychicky SurreyPosts: 10,296

    Thats the way imageimage  - fantastic flowers thereimage

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