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Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 24/09/2015 at 03:02
Hey Hostafan1, that Dhalia I'm gonna send u is exactly like the one Lyn posted above. X

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 23/09/2015 at 03:09
Split the postage 50/50 Hosta.

Don't forget, really, you are doing me a favour having it. I really really hate chucking out any viable plant, bulb or tuber. It makes me sad.

I'm already looking forward to you posting photos of it next summer ! LOL.

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 22/09/2015 at 18:58
Hostafan1,l I am a driveable distance-ish. About 5 or 6 hours. Lol. I am in Battle near Hastings, East sussex. Lol.

Post was what I had in mind. Shouldn't cost too much if I smile sweetly. LoL.

I just been taking some more pics of it. I'll pop on to laptop
in a sec to upload.

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 21/09/2015 at 10:28
Hostafan1, once my orange nugget is all over and done with, due to its size, I will be digging it out. Unfortunately I don't have the space. Soooooooo the tubar will be looking for a new home. ?? ????

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 03:35

BevG that is a gorgeous flower, sorry I cant help you identify.


Hiya Hostofan1, unfortunately my monster Dhalia is a completely sterile plant. I'm not sure how to get another plant from it, would it be via a leaf cutting?

also the packet said it was deer proof, lol turns out it is also a slug repellent. which was unfortunate for my neighbouring Dhalia, 'Red Pygmy', which got absoloutely decimated by the slimy sods.

How do you like this one, we were really pleased with it.

Dhalia dilemma. Orange Nugget ??!!

Posted: 16/09/2015 at 22:53


Yeah, huge great shaggy flowers.

Its stem, at soil level is roughly 2" in girth and its about 3 foot tall.

It is a monster.


Posted: 16/09/2015 at 22:46




Hey baza, these were grown from seeds I harvested a year or 2 ago from ' Russian Giant ' sunflowers. The heads end up roughly a foot wide so you get soooooo many seeds.

baza I still have seeds left from the first lot I grew. I can send you some ready for next year if you would like ?

Harvested from this big kahuna, below,

It's my birthday

Posted: 16/09/2015 at 19:35

 Happy Birthday Verdun and Lizzie. x


Posted: 16/09/2015 at 19:17



Posted: 16/09/2015 at 19:09





Well guys, mine have finally set their heads.

here are my piccies. 

This is a week ago. Just below the windowsill, in white chalk, Is the 10 foot marker. LOL.

This is after a couple more days of sunshine. (below)

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