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NITA, 1959Rarest & It’s Back!

This speckled beauty is a variegated form of ‘Juanita’, one of the 20th century’s most popular dahlias. It’s just as strong growing and floriferous as ‘Juanita’, but its flowers are a lively lavender-pink delicately streaked and stippled with burgundy. Discovered by a backyard dahlia grower in tiny Brighton, Illinois, it went on to become a record-setting award-winner. Cactus, 6”, 4-5’, heat-tolerant. Chart and care. We hope to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-76 1/$7.50 3/$20.63 5/$32.25 10/$60 25/$135 SOLD OUT

NONETTE, 1958

In his celebrated poem “Pied Beauty,” Gerard Manley Hopkins praises all things dappled, stippled, brindled, and freckled – so you know he would have loved ‘Nonette’. Set against dark green leaves, its apricot petals are intricately speckled and streaked with burgundy for a look that’s as natural as a finch’s egg yet totally sumptuous. Wow! Waterlily, 4-6” 4-5’, from Holland. Chart, care, and learn more. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-64 1/$5.63 3/$15.38 5/$24.38 10/$45 25/$101.25 SOLD OUT

OLD GOLD, 1947Rarest

Martha Stewart Living has featured this burnished beauty in the garden and stylish, hand-made vases of our good customer Frances Palmer. Brush-stroked with ruddy orange on amber, its flowers have a lively, almost flickering effect in the garden and improve any fall bouquet. 4-5”, 5-6’, from New Hampshire. Chart, care, and learn more. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-43 1/$7.60 3/$20.80 5/$32.80 10/$60.80 25/$136.80 SOLD OUT

PREFERENCE, 1955Rarest

The blooms of this peachy-pink, semi-cactus dahlia are just the right size for bouquets, and its intriguingly dark stems add to its appeal both as a cut-flower and in the garden. It’s also a personal favorite of our new owner Vanessa, who urges you to give it a try! Semi-cactus, 3-5”, 4’, from Holland. Chart and care. We hope to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-79 1/$7.50 3/$20.50 5/$32.50 10/$60 SOLD OUT

REQUIEM, 1952Rarest

Anything but somber, this rosy purple dahlia blooms today in the famous Purple Border at Sissinghurst, England’s best-loved garden. Its 4-5 inch blooms have a loose, informal look – much like a waterlily dahlia – and its strong, dark stems make it great for bouquets. Formal decorative, 4-5”, 3½-4½’, from Holland. Chart and care. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-90 1/$6 3/$16.40 5/$26 10/$48 25/$108 SOLD OUT

ROCCO, 1962New

One of the smallest-flowered pompons we’ve ever seen, and dramatically dark, this was Scott’s favorite of all the dahlias we trialed last year. Its deep boysenberry-colored globes are produced in profusion, and their strong stems make it great for bouquets. Pompon, 1½”, 3-3½’, from Holland. Chart and care. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-94 1/$7.50 3/$20.50 SOLD OUT

ROSEMARY WEBB, 1956Rarest

The peony-like flowers of this blissful dahlia open pale, primrose yellow and then mature to apple-blossom pink, giving you a bouquet of colors on every plant. They’re just the right size to pick for bouquets, too, and they bloom so abundantly you’ll never miss the ones you cut. Waterlily, 4-5”, just 3-4’ tall, from New Hampshire. Chart and care. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-75 1/$9.50 3/$26 5/$41 SOLD OUT

STOLZ VON BERLIN, 1884

Charmingly antique, ‘Pride of Berlin’ has plump, lavender-pink flowers that nod ever so slightly, like a demure Victorian fraulein. When it was introduced in 1884, Germany was a hotbed for exciting new dahlias, and since 1897 it’s been lovingly preserved by the venerable Deutsche Dahlien, Fuchsien, und Gladiolen Gesellschaft. Ball, 2-2½”, 3-4’, grown for us exclusively in Holland. Chart and care. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-19 1/$7.50 3/$20.50 SOLD OUT

THOMAS EDISON, 1929

This velvety classic is still the truest deep purple of all dahlias, a color that photos can’t quite capture but that modern breeders envy. It was “named for the famous Electrical Wizard with his approval,” according to the L.L. Old’s catalog of 1939. Grow it and we think you’ll agree – it’s electrifying! Formal decorative, 6-8”, 3-4’, heat-tolerant, from Holland. Chart, care, and learn more. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-05 1/$7 3/$19 5/$30 10/$56 SOLD OUT

TSUKI YORI NO SHISHA, 1953

The deeply fringed petals of this big, spectacular dahlia give it an otherworldly air, which is fitting since its name means “Messenger from the Moon” (the title of an enormously popular Japanese novel). When we look at it, though, we see Fourth of July sparklers and big shaggy dogs. What will you – or your kids or grandkids – see? Free-blooming, laciniated, 5-8”, 3-4’, from Holland. Chart and care. We plan to offer this variety again next spring. If you’d like to be notified when it’s back in stock, sign up for an email alert.

SD-62 1/$7 3/$19 SOLD OUT

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