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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 'Dalina Maxi Castillo'

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pelly

Morning all. I love the way this dahlia layers up towards the end of the season. Have a lovely day 💞 #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo

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louisesimpson

Oooooo lovely 🥰 xx

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane …. Look at that colour 💞💞👌

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pelly

Thanks Louise 💞 @louisesimpson

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pelly

Morning Julie, it definitely improves as time goes on 💞 @juliesgarden

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Auricula

It’s going from strength to strength💗

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pelly

It's doing what it does best now 💞 @Auricula

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hebelover

Morning Jane 💖 She's a stunner

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pelly

Thanks Jason, I have to agree 💞 @hebelover

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godfreye

Good morning Jane what a beauty love the colour🤗

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you, the colour is stunning 💞 @godfreye

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anges

Morning, beautiful in every way 😍

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pelly

#macro #dahlia-maxi-castillo 💞💞💞

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Auricula

Oh wowsers 💕💕💕

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anges

Gorgeous 😍

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pelly

Thanks very much Elise and Julie 💞 @Auricula @juliesgarden

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lesliecole49

Gorgeous color!

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pelly

Thanks Leslie, it’s lovely isn’t it 💞 @lesliecole49

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lesliecole49

Sure is, I love the deep colors... as Monty says, jewels

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pelly

#dahliaday #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo in the sun this afternoon 💗☀️

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Absolutely gorgeous 💞💞💞

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pelly

Thanks Elaine, it’s a real bee magnet too 🐝 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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Auricula

Stunning😊

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pelly

Thanks, I love this one and it’s so reliable too 💕 @Auricula

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pelly

Morning everyone. This is the only one of my dahlias in flower at the moment, hopefully the others won’t be far behind. Have a lovely day 💞 #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 looking beautiful even after all that rain 🌧️

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flof1952

Morning Jane. My garden ones are only just budding up but I have 2 in pots that are flowering away nicely 🙋‍♀️

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, luckily they didn’t bloom until the worst of the rain was over 😍 @jpea

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pelly

Morning Pauline, don’t you just love dahlia time 😍 @flof1952

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane …it’s a beautiful colour 💞👌🏼

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Auricula

Morning Jane beautiful colour 💕

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pgoulbourne

They are elegant 😉

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pelly

Afternoon Elise and Elaine, gorgeous isn’t it thank you 😍 @Auricula @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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pelly

Thanks Pauline 💞 @pgoulbourne

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hkyfvr

Stunning dahlias Jane 💖💖

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jpea

Afternoon Jane, they'd hold a lot of water for sure @pelly

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pelly

Nearly there. Morning everyone, I hope it’s a good day for you all 🙋‍♀️ #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋 be lovely when it's fully open

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, thanks. It’s such a great colour 💜 @jpea

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane .. I’m off to mums for lunch so I will !! Have a lovely day 💜💜

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pelly

Morning Julie, enjoy and thank you 🙏 @juliesgarden

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joannie.a

That is a fantastic colour

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pelly

Thanks Joan 💜 @joannie.a

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godfreye

Good morning Jane it’s opening beautifully 💜💜💜💜

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pelly

Morning Enid. I love watching flowers open 💜 @godfreye

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karenannebaxter

Beautiful 😍

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pelly

Thanks Karen 💜 @karenannebaxter

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phyl1978

💜Gorgeous

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pelly

Morning everyone 🙋‍♀️. There are lots of buds on this lovely dahlia and I’m looking forward to seeing it in full flower again. Have a lovely day 💜 #dahlia-maxi-castillo #dahlia-bud

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ still non on mine 😕

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pelly

All but one of mine are in bud but not as far on as this one 💜 @jpea

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italydiva

Morning Jane 👋 I’ve only got one dahlia but it’s well behind yours. Loving the colour 💜

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godfreye

Good morning Jane that’s going to be a beauty perfect shape 💜💜💜

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joannie.a

Another great photo Jane, most of my dahlias are now in flower although a lot are single flowers

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pelly

Morning Angela, thank you, it is a lovely one and you definitely need more 💜 @italydiva

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you. It never fails to impress 💜 @godfreye

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pelly

Thanks Joan. The only one I have in flower is one I bought yesterday 🌸 @joannie.a

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane .. that’s a great photo 💜💜

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pelly

Morning Julie, thank you 💜 @juliesgarden

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Looks like it’s gonna do business 💜😍😍

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pelly

Managed to get half an hour in the garden today, first time for about a week 💗 #dahlia-maxi-castillo

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lovemygarden65

Afternoon Jane 💗 lovely colour 💗

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jmlincoln

Absolutely stunning! When is the last time you divided this massive beauty?

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pelly

Afternoon Marilyn, thank you, it’s such a reliable one 🌸 @lovemygarden65

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pelly

Thanks Jackie, I’ve never divided it but I’m going to next year 💗 @jmlincoln

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hebelover

Gorgeous colour pop 💖

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pelly

Thanks Jason, it flowers so well every year 💗 @hebelover

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midnightgardener

Such a vivid bright pink! Lovely 💕💕💕

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pelly

It's a keeper Chris 💗 @midnightgardener

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pelly

Morning all 🙋‍♀️ This dahlia has thrown out a couple of odd flowers this year but I’ve never seen such a dark one as this. Have a lovely day garden friends 💗 #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo

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anges

Morning Jane 🙂💕💕💕

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pelly

Morning Ange 👋 @anges

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joannie.a

Morning Jane, must be considered a bonus to get such variety from one plant.

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pelly

Morning Joan, oh yes, definitely 🌸 @joannie.a

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italydiva

Morning Jane 😊👋 Have a great day!

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pelly

Morning Angela, thanks and you too 😍 @italydiva

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful colours 💗

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pelly

Thanks Marilyn 💗 @lovemygarden65

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hebelover

Love the dark one 😍

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pelly

Gorgeous colour isn't it Jason 💗 @hebelover

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pelly

The bees love this dahlia 🐝 #dahlia-maxi-castillo #bee #wildlifewednesday

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thehardygardener

Fantastic pink

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pelly

Thanks Aly, it's actually more of a purple colour but I can never capture it 💜 @thehardygardener

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pelly

Thanks Elise, the bees love this one 🐝 @auricula

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pelly

I’ve only got two in flower at the moment but lots more in bud #dahlia #dahlia-maxi-castillo

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jmlincoln

I LOVE this!! 😍

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pelly

It was a reduced plant about three years ago and it's been an absolute star Jackie, it's only a small one but it has more flowers and buds than I can count 💞 @jmlincoln

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jmlincoln

Goodness me! I just scrolled through the photos 😍 Do you pinch the buds at all? I was told that helps with bigger blooms. Yours appears to have all large blooms of the same size 🤔 What's your secret?

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pelly

It's the only dahlia that I've never done that with Jackie and I'm sorry but there isn't a secret, I leave it in the ground over winter, it comes back and I just leave it to do its own thing. So far it's never let me down 💞 @jmlincoln

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thehardygardener

Wowzer what a treat, brilliant form

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jmlincoln

That's awesome! 👍🏻 Good for you!

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pelly

Thanks Elise, it actually much darker than than the photo shows, I just can't capture the true colour 💖 @auricula

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pelly

Thanks Aly, it's a cracker of a plant and has never failed 💞 @thehardygardener

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lovemygarden65

That’s a beauty 💗💗💗

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solly1961

Lovely bloom 💗

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gwenniemom

@pelly what are chocolate soldiers like,?. 🤔🤔🤔 Iv never heard of them😋😋😋

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pelly

Not only do I have peloric foxglove flowers I now have a fasciated dahlia. Strange happenings in my garden #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo #fasciated-flower #fasciation

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anges

😳😂💖

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london148

Oooo the magic garden 🧚‍♀️🧙‍♀️😳

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pelly

I had a different one that did this a couple of years ago, unfortunately it didn't make it this year Ange and Debra 😢 @anges @london148

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london148

Awwe , poor thing 😪😪

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pelly

The tubers were fine when I took them out of winter storage but went to a mush in the pot 😢

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suerichards

Wow that’s impressive 👏😉

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pelly

Definitely different Sue 🌸 @suerichards

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pelly

#frameworthy #dahlia #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo #frosty 💞❄💞

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pelly

Thanks Jason @Jasonsparkes1 💞😄💞

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RedFuchsia

Looks beautiful 😍🌸💮

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pelly

Thanks Natalia @RedFuchsia 😄😍

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pelly

Definitely @auricula 👍😄

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gjones

Beautiful 😍😍

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pelly

Thanks Katy @gjones 😍💗

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a wonderful Wednesday. This is another frosty pic from yesterday, none today thank goodness #dahlia #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo #frosted 20/11/19

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pelly

When it started to warm up yesterday (not that it warmed up much) it finished this and the Camino Passion, the last two still in the ground Elise, they will come out today @auricula 👍😊

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davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

Morning jane. Your grass will probably need cutting this morning 😂 No frost here today 😊

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pelly

Morning Dave, no frost here either and I’ve got the lawn mower at the ready 🤣🤣 @davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane...what a fab photo 👍🏼

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pelly

Morning Elaine, thank you, it doesn’t look like that this morning. It’s had it’s time now @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom 😞😞

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pauline33

Morning Jane beautiful frosty flower 😊💖💖

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane ...she’s a beauty 💖

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pelly

Morning ladies, thank you it certainly looked beautiful yesterday but it looks past it's sell buy date today @pauline33 @juliesgarden 😢😢

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lilybee

That's beautiful Jane 💕

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pelly

Thank you Sue @lilybee 💞💞

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anges

Beautiful photo 😍💗💗💗

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pelly

#dahlia #dahlia-maxi-castillo easily the most floriferous this near, it’s not stopped for weeks and is still loaded with buds 22/9/19

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sharonhayden

Nice one 👍🏻👌🏻

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pelly

Thanks Sharon @sharonhayden 💞💞

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pelly

This is doing so well considering it was a rescue plant last year, so many flowers and buds #dahlia #dahlia-dalina-maxi-castillo 4/9/19 💕💕

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gjones

Looks so pretty and covered in flowers! 😍

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pelly

It's an absolute delight Katy, thank you @gjones 💕💕

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ShelleySnyder

These are gorgeous Jane!💘😍

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pelly

Thanks Shelley, it's a dwarf variety and it is getting better by the day @ShelleySnyder 💗💗

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ShelleySnyder

Welcome Jane! Dwarf is good!💘😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Fablas 👌🏼💕

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pelly

This is in the ground but yes, it would look good in a pot @auricula 👍👍

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pelly

Thanks Elaine @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom 🌸🌸

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pelly

So many layers of petals 💗💗 #dahlia #dahlia-maxi-castillo 20/8/19

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pelly

Thank you so much Kerry, I've just emailed you @kez001uk 😘😘

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kez001uk

@pelly welcome anytime 😁 I’ll get them sent out this week. Enjoy the rest of the sunshine ☀️

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pelly

Thanks Kerry, you too @kez001uk 😍😍

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pelly

Just thought, do you want to delete your comment with your email address Kerry @kez001uk 🤔🤔

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kez001uk

@pelly thank you for reminding me Jane 😜 deleted 😁

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pelly

Aww, cuddle time #dahlia #dahlia-maxi-castillo #montbretia-prince-of-orange #crocosmia #crocosmia-prince-of-orange 30/7/19

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dan5584

Oh Jane! Those colours are everything! 💗🧡 fabulous!

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suerichards

Fabulous combination 💕🧡💕

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pelly

Thanks Dan, this one was actually planned and I'm so happy with it @dan5584 😍😍

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pelly

Thanks Sue, I'm definitely liking it @suerichards 😍😍

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dan5584

You should be, pink and orange is my favourite combo! Well done! 😘

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columbiariver

What a fabulous combination Jane

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pelly

Just for you Dan @dan5584 🤣🤣

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pelly

Thanks Laura @columbiariver 😄😄

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Diane76

😍👌 beautiful combination

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pelly

Thanks Diane @Diane76 😍😍

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kez001uk

They look wonderful together 💗🧡

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pelly

#julyblooms this is actually a much deeper colour than the photo shows, it's flowering it's little socks off this year #dahlia #dahlia-maxi-castillo #notreallythiscolour 20/7/19

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a great Thursday. I love my new Dahlia but I can’t capture the true colour, it’s a much deeper shade than this shows 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️

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bandicoot

Morning Jane 👋😀 very pretty 💗

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anges

@pelly Good morning, lovely shade of pink though 💖💖😊

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jpea

Morning Jane, that's very pretty

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pelly

Morning Ange, thank you @anges 👍💕

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pelly

Morning James, thank you @bandicoot 😍😍

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pelly

Morning Jeremy, I love it @jpea 💕💕

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juliesgarden

Gorgeous Jane 💖💖

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pelly

Thanks Julie @juliesgarden 💖💖

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godfreye

Good morning Jane gorgeous colour 🤗

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pelly

Morning Enid, it is rather lovely isn’t it @godfreye 💞💞

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kimguy

Mornin🙋Jane

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pelly

Well we might have gone to a GC today with the granddaughters, but of course it was to see all the waterfowl they have there (no hidden agenda, obviously) but really.......for £2.99? 🤔🤔

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charlotte

Wow. Be rude not to. Dhalias are my new found favourite flower this year thanks to gtags.

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ShelleySnyder

Looks like a good one Jane!😁💘😍

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Keely

Gawjus colour 💕💕 great buy 🌼

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Cazx

That's an outstanding price 💷

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pelly

Maybe you ought to try one next year Charlotte, I'm throwing down the gauntlet 🤔🤔

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pelly

I think so too Shelley, there are lots of buds on it too @ShelleySnyder 😍😍

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pelly

The colour is much better than the photo shows Keely, thank you @Keely 😍😘

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pelly

I thought so too Caroline, in flower and lots of buds @Cazx 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

I can see that!👍👍💘😍

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jpea

Whatever Jane, your not fooling anyone 😆😆😆

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cotehow

Great colour 😀👍

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