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Feb 14, 2012 12:39 AM CST
Name: Mary St George
New Zealand

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:
Thumb of 2012-02-14/MaryNZ/e6f829
And yes... that's Taratahi Ruby in front.

While we're discussing Taratahi Ruby, let's have a better look:
Thumb of 2012-02-14/MaryNZ/fd9ace

Tui Connie:
Thumb of 2012-02-14/MaryNZ/36b453

Ronas1, a very dark red that my camera "watered down" a bit:
Thumb of 2012-02-14/MaryNZ/c23482
My photos are licensed CC BY (Attribution). More Dahlia photos here.
I also spend time in FB Dahlia groups at and

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