Orchid Dahlia ~ Verrone’s Obsidia

by Heidi Egerman August. 11, 2019 245 views

I did not know there was such a flower as an orchid dahlia. This orchid tuber was in a bag of 6 tubers called Purple Rain Mixed. There was not a description of the contents of the bag. I simply expected purple dahlias. To my surprise this one appeared. After a little online research I discovered the orchid dahlia varieties.

This dahlia is called Verrone’s Obsidian. The bush is loaded with blooms but has been a bit challenging to photograph.

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Russell Smith 5 months, 1 week ago

Beautiful It reminds me of both an orchid and a sunflower for some reason.

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Heidi Egerman Replied to Russell Smith 5 months, 1 week ago

Thanks Russell. 
Yes, it is a very unique flower and doesn't look like any of my other dahlias.

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Jay Boggess 5 months, 1 week ago

WOW!!! 
Amazing blossoms! 
Wonderful color, tight foci, great detail & clarity!grinning

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Heidi Egerman Replied to Jay Boggess 5 months, 1 week ago

Thanks Jay.

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Jay Boggess Replied to Heidi Egerman 5 months, 1 week ago

Always a pleasure, my friend!

+1grinning+1

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Bethany Plonski 5 months, 1 week ago

What a cool combination! Never heard of these - thank you for sharing!

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Heidi Egerman Replied to Bethany Plonski 5 months, 1 week ago

Thanks Bethany,
This was a first for me as well. A very unique flower and really thriving here in my garden.

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Sherry Hill 5 months, 1 week ago

what a cool surprise.. never seen anything like it..

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