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rachelbrooks

The garden is a love song...a duet between a human being and Mother Nature 🎶👩🏻‍🌾🥀

Dahlia 'Smokey'

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2019
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rachelbrooks

Last man standing - love how the markings are so different on each bloom 💕 #stillflowering #dahlia

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kez001uk

That’s beautiful 💕 love random patterns on such symmetrical flowers 💞

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ShelleySnyder

Isn't that just incredible!💘😍

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rachelbrooks

It’s like a Jackson Pollocks flower isn’t it Kerry? (And for once I’m not doing cockernee rhyming slang! 🤣😉) @kez001uk

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rachelbrooks

Fanks Jayney 😘 this is the one that broke in half when I moved it, so I’m chuffed it’s recovered ☺️ @jaynehynesburton

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rachelbrooks

They’re pretty cool Sparkly! Swipe to see how different they are! 💕 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

This is a real stunner peach!!💘😍

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hobnob

Wow that really pretty

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kez001uk

@rachelbrooks it is, very 💕 (maybe if they looked like this they’d be a tad easier on the eye 🙊😂🤣🙈)

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Jo 😊 @hobnob

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rachelbrooks

😆😆😆 not sure why you’d have them on your eye Kerry! 😲🙊😆🤭 @kez001uk

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2019
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rachelbrooks

Woohoo! 💃🏻 Dead chuffed to see a flower on this...thought I’d killed it when I had to move it, and it broke in two, earlier in the year! Happy dahlias! 👍🏼🤭😊 have a good one flowers 🌸

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pauline33

Morning Rachel she’s a beauty amazing how they recover 😊have a great day 🌸🌸🌸

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jaynehynesburton

Gawjus, I pulled the stem away from the tuber on that really dark one I have, shoved it back in and it grew, couldn't believe it 😘

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honestgreensco

Beautiful 🌸😀

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mojo

Morning Rachel, what a beauty 💖, my dahlias suffered this year as I lifted them last autumn and didn’t put them back in until late spring much smaller blooms as a result .

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clipperty

She’s a real beauty, potentially could even persuade me to grow a dahlia or two! xxx

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scaryskates

Oooh, that's lovely ⬅️ now theres a comment you dont see often 😆🤣😅 really is beautiful, wish you would stop visiting my garden taking sneaky pics 🤭

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Keely

Its smoking 💞💞😍

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rachelbrooks

Morning Pauline, I’m well happy! 😊 It looked really pathetic when I replanted it! 😂😉 @pauline33

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Jayney, well pleased it’s flowered! Yay! Result!! 👍🏼👍🏼 so have ya got two now? 😘 @jaynehynesburton

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Steve 😊 @honestgreensco

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rachelbrooks

Morrrrning Mo, thank you ☺️ I didn’t plant mine til later either, definitely not been as good! The ones I leave in the ground (including this one) seem to do much better! @mojo

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rachelbrooks

On top of old Smokey all covered in pink 🎶 not sure that’s how the original went but hey ho! My bargain buy Dahlia, couldn’t not for the princely sum of a quid! Have a magic Monday flowers 🌸 #dahliasmokey #dinnerplatedahlia

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jaynehynesburton

That's lovely. I was fed up last week, saw the garden centre selling off some lovely roses for 1.50 😠 need to get moved 😘

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suerichards

Wow that’s an amazing bargain 👍😍👏

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rachelbrooks

Aww 😘 you should’ve got them Jayney...they’d be fine in a pot. I know you have loads of pots...a couple more wouldn’t hurt surely! 😉 @jaynehynesburton

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rachelbrooks

Would’ve been daft not to for £1 Sue! Had to stop myself buying all the others! 🙈 @suerichards

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brightcolours

Gorgeous!! #bestofaugust #bargain

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struddles

Oh my Rachel.. that is gorgeous.😍👌

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rachelbrooks

Thank you lovely ☺️ @brightcolours

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rachelbrooks

Cute isn’t it Lorna! Think I liked its little rebellious streak! 😂 @struddles

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ShelleySnyder

Dare to be different!!😂💘😍

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Jasonsparkes1

Ooh very pretty 💖

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