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Updated: 05/04/2015
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Renewals OVERDUE!

May 9 2015 at NC Arboretum, Asheville, NC
ANNUAL PUBLIC TUBER SALE! 10am-4pm or while supplies last
ALERT: 5/23/15 next meeting of 2016 Nat'l Show Committee. SEE EVENT PAGE!
Click here: 5/9/15 - Dahlia Tubers at Brevard Farmers' Market 8-12.
Click here for a list of retailers selling Carolinas Dahlia Society Tubers!
Photos (c) 2015
by Allen H. & 
Carolinas Dahlia Society
"Impatient" by Isabelle Garren, CDS Member
Printed with the Author's permission  
Photo: The Awakening (2015), (c) 2015, Carolinas Dahlia Society.
​"The Awakening (2015)" was taken in an unheated greenhouse with natural lighting (I think). Daffodils are drying on the right; Mum cuttings are tucked out of sight for the moment.


Impatient

Dahlia, oh dahlia! When will you bloom?
I've waited and waited and now it's June!

I planted you in early May;
you pushed from the soil in only a day.

A tuber of origin, you are unknown.
On a table priced "two bits", most had gone home.

I wonder what color your petals will be.
White? Purple? Red? Yellow? I can't wait to see!

And what of the form will you show me some day?
Formal Dec, Collarette, Incurved Cactus, I pray.

Hurry, oh dahlia, my patience grows old!
So Falls round the corner this year I was told.


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