Definition Of dahlia
a tuberous-rooted Mexican plant of the daisy family, cultivated for its brightly colored single or double flowers.
For late-summer color, plant begonias, dahlias , gladiolus, montbretia, and tigridia.
Example Of dahlia
After the first frost has killed back the foliage, dig and store tender perennial bulbs such as dahlias and gladiolus that can't survive the winter in the ground in a cold climate.
Although David follows these steps with tuberous begonias, they work for other tender bulbs, such as cannas, gladioli and dahlias .
Container gardens are also perfect for perennials, annuals, and summer bulbs such as lilies or dahlias .
Don't forget the flower beds - plant dahlias and gladioli now.
Don't overlook summer-blooming callas, dahlias and cannas.