With a dark foliage and an eye-catching bicolor orange yellow tip, dahlegria is sure to stand out in the garden center. This vigorous series is a great choice for beds and container displays.
These single Dahlias produce blooms with a single outer ring of florets that occasionally overlap – around a central disc that superficially resembles a daisy.
Little Oranges are a great plant for landscaping. They are a mound-forming plant that features brightly contrasting single flowers.
They are available in many colors including yellow, orange, and pink. They are perfect for borders, containers, and even indoors as a decorative focal point.
There are several varieties of small oranges, so it can be difficult to choose one that is right for you. Some of the most common varieties include:
Dahlia ‘Jescot Julie’ is an elegant variety of dahlia that is especially popular with flower arrangers. Its distinctive semi-double flowers come in gold, orange and copper.
It also has a darker reverse with hints of raspberry and purple. It is one of cut flower expert Sarah Raven’s favorites.
Dahlia ‘Jescot Julie’ can be cultivated in any well-drained soil, but the planting location or culture soil should be changed every year. This will reduce the incidence of grey mold, a common pest problem for dahlia ‘Jescot Julie’.
The twisted, multihued petals of Myrtle’s Folly are sure to mesmerize your guests as they enter your garden. This dinnerplate dahlia has pom-pom-esque flowers that flutter up to 4 ft tall with strong stems and is a delight in the garden and as a cut flower. Like all dahlias, Myrtle’s Folly requires moisture retentive soil to thrive. It’s ideal for the mid-border as it mingles with other blooms. It can be planted in full sun, or in partial shade.
Normandy Orange Fluff
A favorite of many, Orange Fluff is a classic dessert that is easy to make and perfect for serving as an appetizer or side dish. It is also a great recipe to make in advance and store in the fridge. The key is to mix it up as soon as possible because it will have a tendency to get runny and melty over time. This is a dessert that you will want to make with your family again and again.