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Dahlia Flower Type

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Dahlia Flower Type Definitions
 
BA -  Ball: Blooms are over 3.5 inches ball shaped.
C -    Straight Cactus: Full double blooms with pointed petals.
CO - Collarette: Single flat cupped petals with a center disc.
FD-   Formal Decorative: Flat broad petals, and arranged perfectly.
IC -   Incurved Cactus: Petals are pointed, and curve forward.
ID -   Informal Decorative: Petals are irregular that twist, and are curly.
LC -  Laciniated: Uniformly arranged petals with a fringed look at the tip.
MB - Miniature Ball:  Blooms are ball shaped and measure 2" to 3.5".
NX - Novelty Double Center: Distinct and different from other dahlias.
P -    Pompon: Perfectly round flowers that measure 2 inches or less.
PE -  Peony: At least two to five rows of petals surrounding a disc.
S -    Single: Single row of petals surrounded by a disc.
SC - Semi Cactus: Full double blooms with broader pointed petals.
ST -  Stellar:
WL - Waterlily:  Double blooms with multiple layer of petals, domed center.

Dahlia Classification Definitions

AA (Giant) over 10 inches in diameter
A (Large) 8 to 10 inches in diameter
B (Medium) 6 to 8 inches in diameter
BB (Small) 4 to 6 inches in diameter
M (Miniature) up to 4 inches in diameter
BA (Ball) over 3.5 inches in diameter
MB (Miniature Ball) 2 to 3.5 inches in diameter
P (Pompon) 2 inches in diameter


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