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And the winners are…

The 2019 dahlia season is only a memory.  The photo contest entries are in and the winners are chosen!  Here a message from Debbie Pavich the Photography Chair:

Photographs are visual images that express the author’s imagination, ideas, and technical skills. The camera lens is used to focus wavelengths of light into an image of what the artist’s eye is … See entire post.

Virus Testing for Your Garden 2020

With the cooperation of Professor Pappu at Washington State University (WSU) and the support of the Scheetz-Chuey Foundation, the Clean Dahlia Center at WSU will test our dahlias for virus again this year.  See all the details, procedures and get the necessary forms here.… See entire post.

2019 Stanley Johnson Medal Winner


The American Dahlia Society (ADS) proudly announces the 2019 winner of the prestigious Stanley Johnson Medal – Clearview Edie an A size (large) white semi-cactus variety. This medal is presented annually to the dahlia with the greatest number of higher awards – awards above blue ribbons – accumulated during the previous season of ADS sanctioned shows across the United … See entire post.

2019 Hart, Dudley, and Gullikson Awards

The Derrill W. Hart medal

Awarded to the cultivar that has the highest average trial garden score in the accredited trial gardens located across the United States and Canada during the previous year as an AA/A; B; BB; M; Ball/Miniature Ball/Pompon; ST/NX; and Waterlily. The highest three scores shall be used to determine such highest average. In case of ties, … See entire post.

2019 Show Results

Below are 2019 Show Results for those societies who chose to have their results posted on this website.  Click on the links below to see the results.

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Badger State Dahlia Society (Wisconsin)

Central Coast Dahlia Society – Show 1  Show 2

Central States Dahlia Society

Connecticut Dahlia Society

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