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|Crimson is a red that contains a hint of blue. Around here, fire engine red does not. Just one more example of the words for colours having different meanings in different times and places.
I like any dark red. If my section was bigger, I would also like most reds. However, with the existing plantings, it is hard to know where to put a bright red. Even if I dig up all the lawn!
Red Dahlias bred in New Zealand - There will be many more than I was able to photograph at the recent show, but that is what I have for starters.
Kea Lyn, excuse the fuzzy photo:
And yes... that's Taratahi Ruby in front.
While we're discussing Taratahi Ruby, let's have a better look:
Ronas1, a very dark red that my camera "watered down" a bit:
My photos are licensed CC BY (Attribution). More Dahlia photos here.
I also spend time in FB Dahlia groups at http://www.facebook.com/groups/363854624030/ and http://www.facebook.com/groups/dahlias/