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9/2/09

Wordless Wednesday


I started "pinching-out" (removing new growth to prohibit excessive height) this Dahlia in early June, still it has grown to about 6 feet tall.


This was my first bloom and it was nearly 8" in diameter!




25 comments:

Yaya said...

Beautiful!

blueviolet said...

Are you kidding me? I had no idea they could span 8 inches. You are making me so wish I had a green thumb but I absolutely do NOT.

What a stunning blossom!

Maria@Conversations with Moms said...

I wish I could grow flowers that beautiful.

Dee said...

beautiful!!!!

He & Me + 3 said...

That is just gorgeous.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

Beautiful flower.

♥Rocío♥ said...

"PRECIOUS"
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Have a Lovely♥WW!!

Regina said...

Pretty.

Kelli @ RTSM said...

Beautiful flower!

Run DMT said...

Beautiful! I am always impressed with the beautiful gardens that others can grow.

Alicia said...

Wow..6 feet tall?? How awesome!

That's a really good shot!

Muthering Heights said...

That is so pretty!

Janis said...

WOW!! I kill all plants, that is amazing Dina!!

Cascia said...

That is beautiful!

Brandy said...

Great photo!!! Happy WW!!

Here's mine: http://happilyblended.com/2009/09/wordless-wednesday-school/

Kara @ His, Hers and Ours said...

Oh wow!! What a gorgeous flower!! I've never heard of it before. Now I'm gonna have to look it up.

Happy WW!

Susie said...

Gorgeous!!

Brenda said...

Beautiful flower!

Bridgette said...

BEAUTIFUL!

Izzy 'N Emmy said...

WOWSERS! Beautiful! I love it. I've never heard of this plant before.

Drahdrah said...

That is beautiful... my mom has pink ones in her garden. Happy WW, and thanks for stopping by !

Nicolle said...

That is beautiful. I'd love to have flowers that big! Wow!!!

ps...about your homeschool comment the other day, the flu, etc, etc...I'm right there with you. I have thought about it more than once too. It's scary out there. I guess I just have to prayer harder than ever before!

hugs!

Shelby, Patrick and Kids said...

amazing, what a great blend of color with the white

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

BEAUTIFUL!! I miss my Dahlia's - hubby thought they were weeds and yanked them all up! :(

I'll just have to enjoy the beauty through yours! ;)

LisaShaw said...

What a beautiful flower!