Fan of . . . #9 – Dahlias – August 9, 2019

My family has been growing Dahlias now for three generations. Beginning as far as I know with my Grandfather, Joe Hoss Owens, my namesake. Below is a photo from twenty-some years ago of my grandfather and son with some of his flowers.

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My dad and his three brothers took on the love of Dahlias and even though only my dad’s oldest brother still raises these gorgeous specimens, my wife and I are also among the few family members who raise the beautiful species.

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Here is a pink, purple and light orange dahlia in a vase.

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Joining up with Jez Braithwaite’s Fan of . . . daily!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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