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pelly

Never really gardened until I joined this community, now I'm totally hooked thanks to all the lovely people on here. 🌿🌼🌺🌻🌷🌸🌿

Dahlia 'Crazy Love'

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pelly

Morning everyone. I think this beautiful dahlia is my #bestofoctober 🥰 #dahlia-crazylove

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vegandmore

Beautiful 😍

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hebelover

Such a beauty

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pelly

Thanks very much Chris and Jason 🥰 @vegandmore @hebelover

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prunella

Wow that’s lovely 🤩👍🏻

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pelly

Thanks very much Diane, it really is a stunning one 💝 @prunella

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charlotte

That's pretty

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hkyfvr

Gorgeous 😍

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pelly

Thanks very much Charlotte and Diane 🥰 @charlotte @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Very welcome Jane 😄

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pelly

Morning everyone. Several of my dahlias seemed to lose their vibrancy but the recent rain has given them a boost, especially #dahlia-crazylove 🌸

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane … aahhh 😍🩷😍🩷

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pelly

Morning Julie, I couldn't agree more 🥰 @juliesgarden

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hebelover

Morning 💜🤍 Still fabulous

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pelly

Evening Jason, isnt it just 🥰 @hebelover

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KariSamuel

#greatname #gorgeous

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pelly

Thanks for the tags Kari 👌 @KariSamuel

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pelly

Morning everyone. I haven’t had two much damage over the last couple of days, a few broken stems here and there but the wind has lifted this dahlia up from the roots. You can see the tuber. It would have to be my favourite 😢 #dahlia-crazylove p.s. my fault, I didn’t stake it 🥺

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jacaranda

You should be able to save it, Jane 🤞

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pelly

Thank you Barbara. I’ve staked it and tied it in now, it looks fine 🤞 @jacaranda

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joanboston

Hope it recovers well Jane 🤞🤞

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pelly

Thanks Joan, it's looking ok so far 🤞 @joanboston

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pelly

Three is not a crowd in this case 🌸 #dahlia-crazylove

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juliesgarden

🩷🤍🩷🤍🩷🤍

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joannie.a

I just love that dahlia

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columbiariver

Oo la la 🩷🩷🩷

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pelly

Me too Joan 🌸 @joannie.a

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pelly

It definitely is Laura 🌸 @columbiariver

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pelly

Morning everyone. At long last my favourite dahlia has flowered, it’s been a long wait 🤍💜🤍 #dahlia-crazylove

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joannie.a

Like all your dahlias, it is lovely

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debs69

Worth the wait 🌸

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pelly

Aww thanks Joan 🥰 @joannie.a

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pelly

Definitely 👍 @debs69

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hebelover

That is very special 😍

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pelly

I'm glad you like it Jason 💜 @hebelover

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juliesgarden

Love it 🤍💜

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pelly

It’s just gorgeous 🥰 @juliesgarden

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pelly

#bestof2021 #dahlia-crazylove. The tubers were mostly rotten after overwintering but I managed to keep a couple and was rewarded with some beautiful flowers 🤍💜🤍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

So lovely one of my favs…..👌🏼

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hkyfvr

Love this dahlia Jane. Have a Happy New Year. May 2022 be a better year for everyone 💐🥂🥳

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pelly

Thanks very much ladies, it's my favourite 😊 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @gjones @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Jane. 😍

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Auricula

Beautiful 🥰

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hebelover

Stunning

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columbiariver

Yes, it's gorgeous

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pelly

Thanks so much Elise, Jason and Laura 🙏 @Auricula @hebelover @columbiariver

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richard.spicer.7906

Gorgeous Jane 😍

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johninbrighton

Stunning.

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midnightgardener

So pretty 💜💜

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a good day. I guess half a flower is better than none on this lovely dahlia 🌸 #dahlia-crazylove

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane.. definitely 🌸

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godfreye

Good morning Jane it certainly is🤗

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pelly

Morning Julie (again) and Enid. There's only one more bud on this but I don't think it will open so I'm making the most of this one 🥰 @juliesgarden @godfreye

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Auricula

Morning Jane - specially bred for displays on console tables😂. Lovely colour way☺️

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pelly

Morning Elise 😂😂😂. This has been my favourite this year 💗 @Auricula

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hkyfvr

Still beautiful Jane. 💗🤍💛💗

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jpea

Hi @pelly 😀

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hebelover

Pretty

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pelly

Thanks Jason 😍 @hebelover

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pelly

Morning everyone. It looks like we’ve avoided the frost that was forecast so maybe this dahlia will get to open. Have a great day 🌸 #dahlia-crazylove

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bobbyball

Great name!

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pelly

It is isn’t it 👍 @bobbyball

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane.. same here 👍🏻… we’ll she’s try 💗😂😂

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ unfortunately we did get the frosts so I've either to dig them up and store or risk them in the ground 🤔

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flof1952

Morning Jane. Another frost here and time to take mine in now along with my few begonias. Have a good one 👋😊

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pelly

Morning Julie, she certainly is 😍 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Jeremy. I leave mine in unless I need to move them 👍 @jpea

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pelly

Morning Pauline, it's well and truly that time of the year now. Thanks and enjoy your day too 😍 @flof1952

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hkyfvr

She is trying so hard to beat the frost. We had our second killing frost last night. Everything looks soggy except the foxglove and the scabious. Have to lift my dahlias this weekend. Have a great weekend Jane 🥰

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pelly

Thanks very much Diane and you too 🥰 @hkyfvr

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gwenniemom

@pelly hi Jane. Hope your well. Thank you.

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pelly

Morning everyone 👋. A second flower has opened up on this beautiful dahlia and it has a bit more purple on it. Have a lovely day 💜 #dahlia-crazylove

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flof1952

Morning Jane. Very pretty .....love the darker purple 👋😯💜

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 now you're being spoilt 😁

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pelly

Morning Pauline, thanks and so do I 💜 @flof1952

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, I am aren’t I 👋 @jpea

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Auricula

Morning Jane, that’s looking lovely - trying to make the best of the weather over the next couple of days😊

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pelly

Morning Elise, thanks and me too although I've got to do my mum's garden this morning 👍 @Auricula

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godfreye

Good morning Jane that’s really beautiful love the colour 💜💜

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane ..definately worth the wait!!

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Auricula

Do you move stuff in your Mum’s garden too Jane? Grand weather for gardening and chatting to your mum 🥰

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pelly

Morning Enid, I have to agree, it's stunning 💜 @godfreye

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pelly

Morning Julie, oh yessss 💜 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning everyone 🙋‍♀️. Sorry, (not really sorry) for posting this dahlia again but it is going from strength to strength and is so beautiful that I couldn’t resist. Have a lovely day 🤍💜🤍 #dahlia-crazylove

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pelly

Evening Katy, thank you 🥰 @gjones

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flof1952

Morning Jane. Oh that's a beauty ...mine have been ravaged by the squirrels here unfortunately 👋😡🐿

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joanboston

Big and blousey, love it

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pelly

Morning Pauline, thanks and I’m sorry to hear what’s happened to yours, how upsetting 😢 @flof1952

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pelly

It’s certainly a show off Joan 😍 @joanboston

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flof1952

Very annoying Jane as they were all still flowering 😥

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 don't be sorry it's a wonderful flower, mine are looking worse for wear thanks to the 💨 and ☔🌧

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane … oh moist away she’s beautiful 🤩 💗

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, thank you, some of mine are a bit battered too 😥 @jpea

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pelly

Morning Julie, thanks very much 🥰 @juliesgarden

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane….such a gorgeous dahlia definitely one of my favourites 💜🤍

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pelly

Morning everyone, it took its time but it opened in time to be my #bestofseptember. Have a super Saturday 💜🤍💜 #dahlia-crazylove

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Auricula

Morning Jane worth the wait👌🏻

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anges

Beautiful Jane 💕

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 you too

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lydiastirling

Stunning dahlia @pelly

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charlotte

That's lovely.

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane.. definitely worth the wait 💖

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pelly

Thanks so much everyone. I’m actually quite surprised it’s come to anything as a lot of the tubers went mushy over last winter. I planted what was left in the hope that they would build up again 🤞 @Auricula @anges @jpea @lydiastirling @charlotte @juliesgarden

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godfreye

Good morning Jane beautiful 🤗

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pelly

Morning Enid, thanks very much 👋 @godfreye

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane 💜🤍

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pelly

Morning Elaine 🙋‍♀️ @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a lovely day. I’m sure this dahlia is opening one petal a day 🙄😂 #dahlia-crazylove

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juliesgarden

Bless 😂😂💕

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pelly

More cursing than blessing Julie 😂 @juliesgarden

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juliesgarden

😂😂

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Auricula

Morning Jane, Dahlia equivalent of Toe in the Water😂

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pelly

Morning Elise, I'm loving the analogy 😄 @Auricula

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joannie.a

Well it is called crazy.

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godfreye

Good morning Jane the colours are lovely 🤗

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pelly

Thanks Enid, it's such a lovely one 😍 @godfreye

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pelly

Good point Joan 😂 @joannie.a

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hebelover

Shes making you wait 😄

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pelly

It's not as if I'm impatient............honestly 😂 @hebelover

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pelly

Morning everyone. I’m beginning to think the first frosts will arrive before this dahlia opens 🙄. Have a lovely day #dahlia-crazylove

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anges

Morning Jane 🌸😃 You too 😃

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pelly

Morning Ange, thank you 🙏 @anges

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Auricula

Morning Jane - I have started the annual plant shuffle - awful thought about first frosts😱. Have you split #alstroemeria at this time of the year or is it best to wait until the spring?

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 they tend to sneakily open

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane .. well at least you’ll have colour when we’ve all lost ours !!😂

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane, I’ve got loads of buds they’ve been so slow this year to flower 😴

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pelly

Morning Elise, me too but I’ve still got quite a few to go. I’m having quite a big shuffle around this autumn. It’s best to wait until April or May for the alstroemeria 👍 @Auricula

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Auricula

Thanks Jane I thought it would be best to wait 😀

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, well it needs to get a wiggle on 😂 @jpea

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pelly

Hopefully 😂 @juliesgarden

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pelly

Morning Elaine, haven’t they just 🙄 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

This beautiful dahlia has to be my #bestofoctober Stay safe if you are affected by the storm today #dahlia-crazylove 🙋‍♀️

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flof1952

Morning Jane. That's a beauty ....great photo. Take care 👋🙂

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pelly

Morning Pauline, thanks, it was a new one this year and I’m delighted with it 🌸 @flof1952

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ mine have mostly finished but yours is a stunner

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godfreye

Good morning Jane flower still looking lovely🤗

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anges

Morning Jane, it's wild! Stay safe too 💞💞💞

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, thank you. Most of mine are still flowering well but the flowers are much smaller now 😃 @jpea

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you, it's a beauty 🌸 @godfreye

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pelly

Morning Ange, it's just starting to ramp up here 💨🍃 @anges

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lilybee

It looks perfect Jane 💕

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hebelover

Thats fabulous 💜🤍💜

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pelly

Thanks Sue and Jason, it's exceeded all my expectations 💜 @lilybee @hebelover

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a wonderful day #macro #dahlia-crazylove 💛💜💛

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anges

Morning Jane 🙂💜

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pelly

Morning again Ange 👋 @anges

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johninbrighton

Beautiful photo.

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ you too

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pelly

Thanks John, it's a beautiful dahlia 💜💛💜 @johninbrighton

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sherrisgarden

Beautiful 😍😍

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pelly

Thanks Sherri, this is my favourite dahlia 💜 @sherrisgarden

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mich

It’s beautiful Jane..all mine are up and drying out ready to store 😂

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italydiva

How pretty! Love the delicate edging of colour Jane 💜💛💜💛

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pelly

Thanks, still going strong here and no signs of frost here yet 😍 @mich

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pelly

Thanks Angela, it really is a beauty 💜 @italydiva

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a super Sunday. I make no apologies for showing this beautiful dahlia again, it’s easily my favourite 🤍💜🤍 #dahlia-crazylove

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anges

Good morning 🙂🌸

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pelly

Morning Ange 🙋‍♀️ @anges

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godfreye

Good morning Jane such a pretty flower🤗

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pelly

Hi again Enid, thank you. It was a new one this year 😃 @godfreye

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ and why not as it is lovely @pelly

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pelly

Afternoon Jeremy, it really is isn't it 😍 @jpea

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

So beautiful....I’ve had to take mine up the last gales got hold of it and snapped it 😪 💜

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pelly

Oh what a shame, bloody gales. I’m going to lift mine as it’s in the wrong place but I’ve got a better spot for it 💜 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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ShelleySnyder

What a beautiful dahlia Jane!💘😍

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pelly

I'm definitely in crazy love with it Shelley thank you 💜 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure!💘😍

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pelly

Morning everyone 🙋‍♀️ have a happy #wildlifewednesday #dahlia-crazylove #beetle

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anges

You too 🙋‍♀️🙂

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pelly

Thanks Ange 🙏 @anges

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Great photo.....hope it doesn’t eat your gorgeous flower...

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pelly

Thanks Elaine, I checked and it’s fine 👍 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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hebelover

Fantastic picture 📷

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pelly

Thanks Jason, a lucky capture 🙏 @hebelover

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pelly

@jacaranda this is it. It's well worth going on your wish list 👍😘 #dahlia-crazylove

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jacaranda

Thanks Jane. It’s a beauty and a definite addition to the wish list 😍🤣😘

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pelly

I look forward to seeing it next year 👍 @jacaranda

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pelly

Isn’t she just Katy 😍 @gjones

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jacaranda

The new growth looks promising so far, Jane! I’m sure the tubers will bulk up and produce great flowers next year 🤞😘

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midnightgardener

Woo hoo! You got what you wanted, brilliant! 🌼🌼💕💕

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pelly

I did Chris, thanks 💜 @midnightgardener

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a good day. We’ve only got a slim chance of rain forecast for today so hopefully when it dries up a bit I’ll be able to get in the garden 😊 #dahlia-crazylove

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philstalder

Ooh ah. That’s a beautiful one. 🤩

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pelly

Thanks Katy and Phil. It’s anew one for me this year 😍 @gjones @philstalder

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philstalder

That great. I’m kinda new to Dahlias so I like seeing new ones. 👍

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pelly

There are far too many beautiful ones and I want them all Phil 🙄🤣🤣 @philstalder

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jpea

Morning Jane 👋 we've a lot here but should brighten up this afternoon

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joannie.a

Morning Jane, hope you have a good day in the garden.

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anges

Morning Jane 👋🙂💗

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pelly

The forecast has changed for the worse since I posted earlier, I hope it's wrong!! 😬 @jpea

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pelly

Morning Joan, thank you and you too 😊 @joannie.a

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pelly

Morning Ange 👋 @anges

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godfreye

Good morning Jane pretty colours on your flower bit dryer this morning rained most of the night 🤗

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pelly

Tea break, or is it bee break. He’s having a little nap on one of my new dahlias 🐝 #wildlifewednesday #bee #dahlia-crazylove

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jmlincoln

Crazy love is right as I just fell head over heels for this one! WoooEeeee!!! 🥰👌🏻

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ShelleySnyder

He just fell crazy in love and couldn't leave! 🐝 great photo!💘😍

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pelly

It's a beauty isn't it Jackie and Shelley. I love the purple edges on the petals 💜🐝 @jmlincoln @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

It is Jane!💘😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It’s one of my favourite Dahlias....😍

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sabbanrula

How cute 🐝💛 This bee really knows how to choose a napping place 😁

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jmlincoln

Amazing, Pelly! Reminds me of the eyeliner lily

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pelly

It's fast becoming mine Elaine 💜 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Yes, that's gorgeous too 💜 @jmlincoln

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pelly

He's got a nice little cushion Rula 🐝 @sabbanrula

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alan1111

Who could resist a little nap on a bed of those beautiful petels 😉

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pelly

Whoops, no more dahlias I said!! #dahlia #dahliacrazylove 💜🤍💜

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DeborahBanks

They do have some lovely and cheap dahlia tubers in though. I’m the same I have enough dahlias but I have seen some that I really like there...

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pelly

They do Deborah, there were several others I wanted but I was very good 🙄😂 @DeborahBanks

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DeborahBanks

Jane I admire your restraint, I’m not sure I will be able to confine it to one 😁

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pelly

I need a bigger garden Deborah @DeborahBanks 😂😂😂

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pelly

Naughty naughty Elise, and I love your excuse 🙄😂😂 @auricula

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jendren

But who could resist this Jane ?💜

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pelly

Obviously not me 🙄😂🙄 @jendren

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lesliecole49

Pretty!

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pelly

Thanks Leslie @lesliecole49 😍👍

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jacaranda

Having just seen a photo of this one on @valjones-hughes Instagram page I wondered how yours was getting on, Jane. Has it flowered yet? I’m thinking of adding it to my wish list 🤔😘

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pelly

It has Barbara and it's beautiful. I'll post a pic 👍 @jacaranda

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