Over 200 varieties of dahlia tubers grown in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Dinner Plate to Ball, Purple to White, and everything in between.

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I'd like to thank everyone who ordered dahlias from me this year and wish that you have a great growing season! I won't be selling dahlias in 2015, but I will maintain my web site for reference.

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Alpen CherubCO-WMiniatureCollaretteWhiteLong stems; dainty
Betty AnneP-PKPomponPomponPinkHeirloom dahlia (1928)
Chilson`s PrideBB-ID-LB-w/pkSmallInformal DecorativeWhite/Pink (light blend)Blunt petals
CornelBA-DRBallBallDark RedOne of the best
DuetB-FD-BI-dr/wMediumFormal DecorativeDark Red/White tips (bicolour)Heirloom dahlia (1955); very popular bicolour
Fuzzy WuzzyM-FD-BI-pk/wMiniatureFormal DecorativePink/White tips (bicolour)Stands out; split tips
Irish MissP-DB-pr/wPomponPomponPurple/White (dark blend)Very round
Kari Fruit SaladBB-C-DB-y/rSmallStraight CactusYellow/Red (dark blend)Radiates nicely
Little CaesarMB-ORMiniature BallMiniature BallOrangeTubular petals; lots of flowers
Little ScottieP-YPomponPomponYellowCute; lots of flowers
PoohCO-BI-r/yMiniatureCollaretteRed/Yellow collar and tipsOne of the best; striking
PreferenceM-SC-PKMiniatureSemi-CactusPinkHeirloom dahlia (1911); soft pink
Shea`s RainbowM-C-V-pk/yMiniatureStraight CactusPink/Yellow center (variegated)Long stems; lots of flowers
SmokeyMediumFormal DecorativePink/Red streaksBold stripes
Tribune`s City of HalifaxA-SC-BRLargeSemi-CactusBronzeSunset hue; upcurved petals; lots of flowers
VerdaA-SC-WLargeSemi-CactusWhiteOne of the best; lots of flowers
Weston MissM-SC-YMiniatureSemi-CactusYellowStands out especially at dusk
Alloway CandyST-PKSmallStellarPinkBeautiful
Angela DodiB-LC-LB-l/wMediumLaciniatedLavender/White centre (light blend)Twisted petals
BabetteBA-PRBallBallPurpleReddish purple
Ben HustonAA-ID-BRGiantInformal DecorativeBronzeVery thick
Bride`s BouquetMiniatureCollaretteWhite
Camano ArielB-C-LB-y/pkMediumStraight CactusYellow/Pink (light blend)Good colour contrast
Caribbean FantasyNX-DB-dr/wLargeNovelty Fully DoubleWhite/Dark red streaks (dark blend)Recurves to stem; colour varies on same plant
Elsie HustonA-ID-PKLargeInformal DecorativePinkOne of the best; strong stems hold flowers well; extremely pink!
Fidalgo JulieST-LB-OR/RMiniatureStellarOrange/Red (light blend)Red/orange on the reverse; strong stems
Gitts AttentionBB-ID-WSmallInformal DecorativeWhiteBeautiful
Glen EchoM-FD-PRMiniatureFormal DecorativePurpleLight purple
Hy PoshMiniatureSinglePurple/White
IolaA-FD-DPLargeFormal DecorativeDark pinkPretty pink
Jessie GBA-PRBallBallPurpleOne of the best; long stems
JuanitaB-C-DRMediumStraight CactusDark RedHeirloom dahlia (1941)
Mick`s PeppermintA-SC-V-w/rLargeSemi-CactusWhite/Red streaks (variegated)Like candycanes
Ms KennedyMB-ORMiniballMiniballOrange
Myrtle`s BrandyB-FD-BI-r/wMediumFormal DecorativeRed/White (bicolour)Great recurve
Mystery DayB-FD-BI-dr/wMediumFormal DecorativeDark red/White (bicolour)Good colour contrast
NTAC Mia LIBB-FD-DPSmallFormal DecorativeDark Pink
OrfeoB-IC-PRMediumIncurved CactusPurpleAttractive colour
Otto`s ThrillA-FD-PKLargeFormal DecorativePinkHeirloom dahlia (1956); very thick
Purple GemBB-IC-PRSmallIncurved CactusPurpleHeirloom dahlia (1957) shorter; great for pots
Raspberry RippleB-SC-VMediumSemi-CactusLavender/Red (variegated)Good petal formation
RosellaB-ID-LMediumInformal DecorativePink/Dark pink centreLong stems
SnowboundA-ID-WLargeInformal DecorativeWhiteLeaf-like petals
TaiheiyoA-ID-V-w/pkLargeInformal DecorativeWhite/Pink (variegated)
Weston Spanish DancerM-C-FL-r/yMiniatureStraight CactusYellow/Red tips (flame blend)Eye-catching
Alpen DiamondCO-LB-l/wMiniatureCollaretteLavender/White (light blend)Pretty
Annette CB-C-V-l/drMediumStraight CactusLavender/Dark red (variegated)Great blend of colour
April DawnB-ID-LB-l/wMediumInformal DecorativeLavender/White centre (light blend)Beautiful colour combination
Arabian NightM-FD-DRMiniatureFormal DecorativeDark RedHeirloom dahlia (1951)
Audrey GraceBB-FD-RSmallFormal DecorativeRed
Babylon RedLargeInformal DecorativeRedWide petals
Bahama MamaBB-ID-DBSmallInformal DecorativeDark Blend
Bella SAA-ID-LGiantInformal DecorativeLavenderThick
Bumble RumbleCO-DBMiniatureCollaretteDark Blend
Camano ElectraBB-C-PRSmallStraight CactusPurpleBright Pink
Cherry DropMiniatureWater LilyRedPretty
Clearview MagicNX-DRLargeNovelty Fully DoubleDark Red
Dana IrisBB-SC-RSmallSemi-CactusRedEye-catching red
David LamCO-DRMiniatureCollaretteDark Red
Elma ElizabethA-FD-LLargeFormal DecorativeLavenderVery upright flower; recurves to stem
Ferncliff InspirationA-ID-LLargeInformal DecorativeLavenderBluish tones
FloorinoorAnemoneAnemone (powder-puff)Pink/OrangeNice blend of colours
GigglesCO-or/prMiniatureCollaretteOrange/PurpleAttractive
Gonzo GrapeM-FD-PRMiniatureFormal DecorativePurple ExcellentLots of blooms
GudoshnikMediumLacineatedOrange/Yellow blendEye-catching in the garden
Hilltop GloBB-FD-LSmallFormal DecorativeLavender
Hy ClownBB-FD-LB-y/brSmallFormal DecorativeYellow/Bronze (light blend)
Hy MomAA-IC-WGiantIncurved CactusWhiteBiggest white cactus
Hy RobeBB-FD-DRSmall Formal DecorativeDark Red
IvanettiBA-PRBallBallPurpleShorter than Jessie G
JamaicaSmallWater LilyWhite/ Broad red edges
LambadaAN-LB-l/wAnemoneAnemone (powder-puff)Lavender/White centre (light blend)Good contrast
Little WilliamPomponPomponPink/White tips
Mickey DMediumIncurved CactusYellow/Pink blendVery beautiful
Mingus GregoryA-IC-LB-l/wLargeIncurved CactusLavender/White (light blend)
Minnie MooneyM-FD-RMiniatureFormal DecorativeRed
Myrtle`s FollyB-LC-DB-pr/orMediumLacineatedPurple/Orange (dark blend)
NitaB-C-V-l/rMediumStraight CactusLavender/Red streaks (variegated)Striped petals
Noordwijk`s GlorieLargeFormal DecorativeOrangeUpcurved petals; split tips
NoreenP-DB-dp/prPomponPomponDark pink/ Purple
Orchid BeautyBallBallWhiteBeautiful; well-formed ball
OrionSmallFormal DecorativeDark pink/White centreBeautiful bicolour
Peaches-N-CreamM-FD-LB-or/wMiniatureFormal DecorativeOrange/White and red tipsAttractive colour
Penhill Yellow QueenA-ID-YLargeInformal DecorativeYellow
Pineland`s PrincessMediumLaciniatedLavender/ White blend
Pinelands PamB-LC-FLMediumLaciniatedYellow/Orange/redEye-catching
Platinum BlondeANAnemoneAnemone (powder-puff)White/YellowNice yellow on white
Pretty LucySmallSemi-CactusPinkNice colour blend
Rusty RoosterBB-SC-RSmallSemi-CactusRed
SandraBallBallPinkLots of flowers
SorbetB-SC-DB-dr/wMediumSemi-Cactusdark red/white (dark blend)
Star`s FavouriteB-IC-LB-pk/wMediumIncurved CactusPink/White (light blend)Fringed
Tahiti SunriseBB-SC-DB-y/rSmallSemi-CactusYellow/Red (dark blend)
Thomas A EdisonB-FD-PRMediumFormal DecorativePurpleHeirloom dahlia (1929); really purple
Vernon RoseMediumInformal DecorativePink/Dark red stripes (variegated)
White PerfectionA-FD-WLargeFormal DecorativeWhiteSport of Lavender Perfection
Willie of OrangeBB-C-ORSmallStraight CactusOrangePetals radiate
Windhaven HighlightB-IC-YMediumIncurved CactusYellowVery yellow
Wine & RosesWL-DB-w/prSmallWater LilyWhite/PurpleEye-catching
Winter SpringsMedium Straight CactusWhite/ Lilac
Woodland`s NaomiM-FD-LMiniatureFormal DecorativeLavender
ApacheB-LC-RMediumLaciniated RedNarrow petals
B-ManMiniatureFormal DecorativePurple/White tipsGood colour blend
Barbarry SalmonBB-FD-ORSmallFormal DecorativeOrangeAttractive; nice colour blend
Baron KatieBB-ID-FLSmallInformal DecorativeFlame Blend
Brian RaySmallFormal DecorativePurple/White tipsNice bi-colour
Bristol FleckBB-FD-V-pr/whSmallFormal DecorativePurple/WhiteShowy
CaballeroMediumFormal DecorativeRed/Yellow edgesStands out
Camano BuzMiniatureFormal DecorativeOrangeCut flower variety
Camano ThunderBB-IC-PR-prSmallIncurved CactusPurple/WhiteWell-formed cactus; beautiful cut flower
Cynthia HustonA-SC-RLargeSemi-CactusRedWell-formed petals; bright red
Debbie BooneBB-C-WSmallStraight CactusWhiteGood form
Desert GlowGiantIncurved CactusOrangeSunset hue
Hy CutterBB-SC-WSmallSemi-CactusWhite
Jean MarieB-FD-BI-l/wMediumFormal DecorativeLavender/White tips (bicolour)Very popular bicolour
Korb Yellow Hy-LightBB-FD-BI-y/wSmallFormal DecorativeYellow/White tipsHeirloom (1951)
MaryB-FD-LB-l/wMediumFormal DecorativeLavender/WhiteNice blend of colour
Master MichaelP-ORPomponPomponOrangeWell formed; globe-like appearance
Matilda HustonBB-SC-RSmallSemi-CactusRed
Mingus ToniBB-ID-V-pk/rSmallInformal DecorativePink/Red (variegated)
NonetteWL-V-or/rMediumWater LilyOrange/Red streaks with pink blush (variegated)Heirloom dahlia (1958); unique-looking; dark foliage
ParakeetBB-FD-YSmallFormal DecorativeYellowCut flower variety
Pat FeareyWL-LBSmallWater LilyYellow/PinkCut flower variety
PennsgiftAA-ID-LGiantInformal DecorativeLavender
PeterM-FD-PKMiniatureFormal DecorativePinkCute
Professor PlumMiniatureCollarettePurple
Red FubukiSmallSemi-CactusRedSplit tips
SB`s BeckyMiniatureFormal DecorativePurpleGood cut flower
SnowflakeB-LC-WMediumLaciniatedWhiteWell formed
Taratahi RubyWL-RSmallWater LilyRed
Valley PorcupineNX-LB-PK/WMiniatureNovelty Fully DoublePink/White (light blend)
Wyn`s King SalmonGiantSemi-CactusDark Pink
Wyn`s New PastelLargeFormal DecorativePink/Yellow (light blend)
AC DevinBA-DBBallBallDark Blend
AkitaNX-RLargeNovelty Fully DoubleRed/Yellow
American BeautyMediumInformal DecorativeRedVibrant red
Amethyst GlowM-FD-DPMiniatureFormal DecorativeDark Pink
Auroras KissMB-DRMiniature BallMiniature BallDark Red
Barbarry BallBA-ORBallBallOrange/Dark Pink blendsFull petalage; good cut flower
Be A SportNX-V-R/WSmallNovelty Fully DoubleRed/White tipsSport of Candy Cane
Belle of BarmeraAA-ID-DPGiantInformal DecorativeDark PinkStands Out
Boogie WoogieAN-LBAnemoneAnemone (powder-puff)Purple florets/Yellow discHuge yellow center
Brookside J. CooleyM-ID-YMiniatureInformal DecorativeYellowBlunt petal tips
Canby CentennialB-FD-DPMediumFormal DecorativePink (Dark)Beautiful blend of colours; good cut flower
Candy ClubMiniatureFormal DecorativeDeep pink with red streaksVery attractive
Caribbean CocktailMediumFormal DecorativeYellow with pink blush and dark pink streaksVery pretty
Citron de CapB-LC-YMediumLaciniatedYellow/Pink tipsBeautiful
Colwood HopeB-LC-WSmallLaciniatedWhiteA full dahlia
Colwood ScheriB-LC-VMediumLaciniatedRed/YellowNicely Striped
Cotton CandyMediumLaciniatedYellow/Pink blendLooks almost edible
Deerwood ChristyB-SC-LB/DPMediumSemi-CactusDark Pink (light blend)
Fashion MongerMiniatureCollaretteRed/White/Yellow
Grand PrixAA-ID-BI-y/wGiantInformal DecorativeYellow/White tipsFlorescent yellow
HakuyohAA-ID-WGiantInformal DecorativeWhiteThick
HawaiiMediumFormal DecorativeWhite/Lemon/RaspberryBeautiful colour blend
HighflyerM-FD-LB-w/lMiniatureFormal DecorativeWhite/LavenderTall
Hillcrest JonathanSmallFormal Decorative Pink/White (dark blend)
Holly HustonA-SC-RLargeSemi-CactusRed
Hy ImpactBA-V-W/PRBallBallWhite/Purple (variegated)Appealing
Janal AmyA-SC-YLargeSemi-CactusYellowPerfect petalage; recurves
Kyle HustonA-ID-LLargeInformal DecorativeLavenderWell formed
Lakeview Peach FuzzBB-LC-LBSmallLaciniatedLight Blend
Lavender LineBB-C-LBSmallCactusLight Blend
Lavender PerfectionA-FD-LLargeFormal DecorativeLavenderHeirloom dahlia (1941); soft pastel
Mary EvelineCO-DR-dr/wMiniatureCollaretteDark red/WhiteBeautiful contrast of colours
Normandy MickeyMiniatureInformal DecorativeRed/Orange blush
Orange GlobeMediumFormal DecorativeOrangeFull petalage
Priceless PinkSmallWater LilyPink/WhiteGood for pots
Shooting StarLargeStraight CactusWhite/Yellow centre with lavender tipsPetals radiate
Show-N-TellA-LC-DB-r/yLargeLaciniatedRed/Yellow tips (dark blend)Stands out
Sir Alf RamseyAA-ID-LBGiantInformal DecorativeLavender/White (light blend)
SmartyMiniatureSingleRed (random White petals)
SpartacusA-ID-DRLargeInformal DecorativeDark RedFully recurves to stem
SurpriseA-SC-PKLargeSemi-CactusPinkHeirloom (1955)
Sylvia Craig HunterB-FD-ORMediumFormal DecorativeOrangeGood recurve
Treasure HunterSmallLacineatedYellow
Tribune`s NancyBB-SC-VSmallSemi-CactusWhite/Red streaks (variegated)Well formed; attractive
UrchinBB-LC-DRSmallLaciniatedDark RedRadiates well
VancouverNX-PRLargeNovelty Fully DoublePurple/White edges and streaksStands out; sport of Akita
Verrones Sandra JSmall Formal DecorativeOrange
Walter HardistyAA-ID-WGiantInformal DecorativeWhiteHuge!
Wanda`s CapellaAA-ID-YGiantInformal DecorativeYellow
Babylon PurpleB-FD-PKLargeFormal DecorativePink/Purple blend Wide petals
BodaciousAA-ID-RGiantInformal DecorativeRedEye-catching
Croydon MasterpieceAA-ID-BRGiantInformal DecorativeBronzeHeirloom dahlia (1948)
Emory PaulAA-ID-PRGiantInformal DecorativePurpleStands out
FigurineMiniatureWater LilyPink
Granny NormanB-SC-LB-y/pkMediumSemi-Cactusyellow/pink (light blend)Beautiful blend of colours
Happy Single WinkMiniatureSinglePink/Lilac/MauveDark purple foliage
Holland FestivalAA-ID-BI-or/wGiantInformal DecorativeOrange/White tips (bicolour)Huge! Outstanding bicolour
Hy BaleroS-DB-DR/YMiniatureSingleDark Red/YellowBeautiful
Hy Rudy BBB-SC-PRSmallSemi-CactusPurple
Kenora MacobB-LC-DRMediumLaciniatedDark Red
Lauren MichelleMiniatureWater Lily LavenderPurple reverse; good cut flower
Marie SchnuggO-RMiniatureOrchid-floweringRedPetals roll nicely
Miss TeganSmallSemi-Cactus Pink (light)
Pam HowdenWL-LBSmallWater LilyLight Blend
Pamela RB-FD-DPMediumFormal DecorativeDark PinkStrong stems
Parkland GloryA-ID-BRLargeInformal DecorativeBronze
Penhill Dark MonarchAA-ID-DB-pr/yGiantInformal DecorativePurple/YellowWell-formed petals
Purple PearlMediumFormal DecorativePurple
Rae Ann`s TeacherO-V-w/prSmallOrchidWhite with purple flecks (variegated)Impressive
Simon`s HonorAA-SC-DRGiantSemi-CactusDark-RedWell-formed petals
Strawberry IceLargeSemi-CactusPink/White blendRecurved
SurvivorAA-FD-LGiantFormal DecorativeLavenderA great dahlia
Tribune`s City of DartmouthB-LC-DB-pr/wMediumLaciniatedPurple/White (dark blend)
Victoria AnnBB-SC-LB-w/lSmallSemi-CactusWhite/Lavender (light blend)
Vista LindseyBB-LC-YSmallLaciniatedYellowA beautiful yellow dahlia
Wanda`s AuroraAA-ID-LB-pk/yGiantInformal DecorativePink/Yellow (light blend)Striking
Wyn`s ConquistadorAA-ID-YGiantInformal DecorativeYellow
Wyn`s SensationLargeSemi-CactusBronze