Wednesday…with a dahlia

July 16, 2014

Filed Under : Summer

I planted this cactus dahlia tuber last year and for the first time ever I managed to produce a flower. All other attempts have been continually sabotaged by snails…
So this year I feel even more thrilled that it’s produced a flower as it makes me feel that it wasn’t just a fluke…
Here is it’s simple journey from bud to bloom!

I can’t bring myself to pick it even though I know it would look amazing on the table…

so here is an arrangement inspired by its colour and presence in the garden…