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jacaranda

Our creative adventure began in 1999, a new house and a bare plot. We took a break from NGS openings in 2021/22 but we’ll be back in 2023!

Dahlia 'Firepot'

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2022
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jacaranda

There were many casualties after Sunday’s bad weather but I managed to salvage these. #dahlia #dahlia-firepot #cutflower #stormdamage #bestofoctober 💚

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joss

Como se llama esa flor.?

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ShelleySnyder

These are gorgeous! 💘😍

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johninbrighton

@jacaranda. .... These are beautiful Barbara.

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jacaranda

@joss questo fiore è una dalia 👍

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jacaranda

Thanks Shelley 😘 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure Barbara! 💘😍

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jacaranda

Thanks John 😘 @johninbrighton

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joss

Thank, i hope to find one in Costa Rica 😍

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jacaranda

@joss I hope you find one! Whereabouts in Costa Rica do you live? 🤔

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juliesgarden

Beautiful colour 🧡

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vegandmore

Beautiful 😍

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2022
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jacaranda

Dahlia ‘Firepot’ is looking very vibrant in #mygardentoday 😃 I saw the same variety at #rhswisley this morning and it wasn’t looking half as good! #dahlia #dahlia-firepot #jacarandacuttinggarden 💚

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charlotte

Gosh. Lovely

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emch

#greatcolor #spectacularflowers

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pelly

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, stunning 💗💛💗

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KOutdoors

It’s beautiful Barbara, I love the colours on the petals 💞💛

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jacaranda

I came away from Wisley feeling very pleased with myself! 😂😂😂 @charlotte @emch @pelly @KOutdoors

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pelly

So you should 😘

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hkyfvr

Fantastic flower Barbara. Love the colours. 💕💛💕

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italydiva

Absolutely gorgeous Barbara. Maybe you could give them a few tips!

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cheriej

It’s glorious!!! Beautiful color combination!💖🧡💛

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sabbanrula

Fantastic 💛💗

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2022
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jacaranda

‘Firepot’ was my #bestofaugust in 2021 and it has to be my top pick for 2022 too! It was late to come into flower this year but it hasn’t stopped since. A real showstopper! #jacarandaraisedbed #mygardentoday #dahlia #dahlia-firepot 💚

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petunialady

Beautiful 😍

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pelly

I love it. It went on my wish list last time you posted it, the colours are stunning 💗💛🧡

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jacaranda

Thanks Lisbeth. It really is a gorgeous Dahlia! 🥰 @petunialady

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jacaranda

Thanks Jane. I hope you’re able to tick it off your wish list soon!!! 🤞😂😘 @pelly

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vegandmore

Beautiful 😍

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gjones

She made you wait a bit but she’s gorgeous! Love her colours😍😍

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moore.794

Yummy colors

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cheriej

So gorgeous!! I love those colors. 💖🧡💜

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ShelleySnyder

Simply gorgeous! This absolutely is a real showstopper! 💘😍

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italydiva

Truly great colours!!

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2022
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jacaranda

The #dahlias are flowering and this one is definitely my favourite! #augustblooms #dahlia #dahlia-firepot #jacarandacuttinggarden 💚

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hebelover

Nope, the Dahlias are in the bin 😂 Yours look great though

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petunialady

Great colours 💕💛💕

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debs69

It’s almost glowing 🤩

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italydiva

Quite amazing…absolutely gorgeous!

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jacaranda

@hebelover Some of the tubers from last year found their way into the bin earlier on. This year I’ve only kept the good ones, but even those are struggling! Still, I’ll persevere and see what happens 🤞

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charlotte

Lovely colour

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jacaranda

This one really is beautiful 🥰 @petunialady @debs69

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cee

Beautiful colour💛💗

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pelly

That's stunning. It's gone on my wish list as I want some new ones next year 💗💛💗

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hkyfvr

I love this one Barbara. Fabulous colours. 💗💛💗

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emch

#greatcolor

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jacaranda

The one ray of sunshine on what is a pretty depressing day is to see the first flower on ‘Firepot’. The raised vegetable bed is home to a mix of runner beans, dahlias and a few annuals so this area will be getting special treatment with the watering can once the hosepipe ban comes into effect! #dahlia #dahlia-firepot #jacarandaraisedbed 💚

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jacaranda

@melvynprentice Does this look like the one you were trying to identify? 🤔🤞

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melvynprentice

Spot on Barbara 😊😊

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gjones

This is really beautiful - colours are fantastic 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

Oh my goodness this is so gorgeous Barbara!! 💘😍

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hkyfvr

Love this one Barbara. Beautiful colours 😍😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Oh that’s a corker…..it doesn’t start yet quick fill a paddling pool full….💦 how do other countries do it, it’s every time 😡

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jacaranda

Always happy to help, Melvyn! 😂😘 @melvynprentice

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jacaranda

@gjones @ShelleySnyder @hkyfvr I just love it! 🥰

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jacaranda

I think I’ll fill the water butts and every watering can I can lay my hands on, Elaine!!! 👍 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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joycemb

@jacaranda certainly lives up to its name!

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cheriej

It’s just wonderful!! I think I need to get some Dahlias!! 🥰🥰🥰

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jacaranda

Who would’ve thought that the wrongly labelled #dahlia tubers would turn out to be my #bestofaugust Having read various unfavourable comments on line about the one I thought they were (Akita) I’m really happy that the wrong one was supplied instead! #dahlia #dahlia-firepot #jacarandacuttinggarden 💚

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

What a great mistake…….they’re amazing..

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treefrog44

Gorgeous color! 😍

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italydiva

Fate dealt you a good hand with this one Barbara…gorgeous!

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hkyfvr

These are stunning Barbara. Just love the colours. 💛🧡💗

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pelly

An extremely fortuitous mistake, that is stunning Barbara 💗💛💗

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charlotte

Some things happen for a reason

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vegandmore

Beautiful 😍

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ShelleySnyder

Wow! This is gorgeous!💘😍

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jacaranda

Thank you ladies 😘 This one is now top of my Dahlia pops! 🤣 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @treefrog44 @italydiva @hkyfvr @pelly @charlotte @vegandmore @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure Barbara!💘😍

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Barbara 😍

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2021
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jacaranda

Thanks to the very knowledgeable people on the National Dahlia Society’s FB page I now have the correct name for this beauty! It’s not ‘Akita’ (as supposedly supplied by a seller on eBay) but ‘Firepot’. I’ve changed the encyclopaedia link on my previous posts so all’s well! #dahlia #dahlia-firepot #jacarandacuttinggarden 💚

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charlotte

The name suits it. 🙂

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jacaranda

I agree, Charlotte, it does 🔥🔥🔥 @charlotte 😘

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italydiva

It’s a beauty! 🔥🔥🔥

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topiarytragedy

It's beautiful what ever its name is @jacaranda 🥰

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loveofplants

Fire pot suits it, lovely colours just like flames 😍

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gjones

Nice to have the correct name - she really is a beauty!

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jacaranda

I bought the tubers last year from an eBay seller but I’m not convinced that they are actually ‘Akita’. They don’t match any of the photos on this site nor do they match any Google images under the same name! It’s a beauty, though, so I’m not complaining but I’d love to correctly identify it. #dahliaday #dahlia #dahlia-akita #newtome PlantID PlantID-dahlia #jacarandacuttinggarden 💚

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charlotte

Wow. Amazing colour

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gwenniemom

@jacaranda hi Barbara more then likely. 😀

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joannie.a

I agree when a plant is that lovely the name is not so important. Guess you will just have to take cuttings if you want more.

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crabby58

That is Gorgeous 🌟 love the colors💗💟💛

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Who cares what they call it it’s beautiful….💋💋

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ShelleySnyder

Oh my! This is stunning!💘😍

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gjones

Oh it’s gorgeous- beautiful colours

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pelly

That is stunning Barbara, who cares what it's called although I know what you mean 💗💛💜

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sharonhayden

That’s a beautiful dahlia

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lesliecole49

A stunning flower!

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midnightgardener

Amazing, such vibrant colours 💕💕💛

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jacaranda

I added this to my #wishlist after seeing a post from @sabbanrula and then I took a gamble and ordered tubers from an eBay seller 😳 They arrived on 13th August looking very uninspiring but I potted them up and hey presto! Growth!!! It’s an experiment but fingers crossed the tubers will bulk up this year and flower in 2021. #dahlia #dahlia-akita #experimentalgardening #liveinhope #mygardentoday 💚

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italydiva

Looks promising...fingers crossed 🤞 😊

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sabbanrula

Oh I’m so happy to see yours sprouting so nicely 💚💚 I love this flower because not only are the colours beautiful but the size of the flowers is much bigger than the other dahlias I’ve grown 😍 I’d love to see them in 2020 and I hope they turn out just they way you want 😊

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