Dahlia Comparison

Variety Comparison: Hollyhill Pink Martini and Gerrie Hoek

Today, let’s compare Hollyhill Pink Martini and Gerrie Hoek – two beautiful pink waterlily dahlias that we love growing in our fields. Despite their similarities, side by side they’re easy to tell apart. Hollyhill Pink Martini is one of the largest waterlily-form dahlias we’ve ever grown at the farm. Its super-sturdy stems, upright habit, and […]

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Dahlia Comparison: Bloomquist Jean and Bloomquist Pumpkin

Today let’s compare Bloomquist Pumpkin and Bloomquist Jean. These two beautiful hybrids, both created by our dear friend Paul Bloomquist, have more than a few similarities and they are both part of our Legacy Program. Bloomquist Jean, classified as an informal decorative dahlia, has slightly larger blooms and is a taller plant than Bloomquist Pumpkin.

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Dahlia Comparison: Nicholas and Terracotta

Nicholas and Terracotta are two incredible light-orange dahlias that we consider essentials here at the farm. Because of their vigorous growth, strong stems, and seed/tuber production, we love them and plan to keep growing them even though they’re fairly commonly available!  Nicholas is technically an informal decorative dahlia, but is often misclassified as a waterlily

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Variety Comparison: Shiloh Noelle and Bloomquist Compare

These gorgeous white and pale purple dahlias are two varieties I feel we couldn’t live without here at the farm. We started growing Shiloh Noelle in 2018, and Bloomquist Compare in 2021. These dahlias are both so romantic, reliable, and vigorous. I’ve included both in flower walls, wedding work, and every dahlia application that demands

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