Category: News

Correction to ADS Bulletin, 9/2021

Hopefully by now members have received and are enjoying the September 2021 Bulletin.  Among the highlights of the publication are the local society reports.  But mistakes happen, and somehow the Kitsap County Dahlia Society report was not published in full. Please see the full report below.  Thanks Kitsap for your report.  Please accept our sincere apology for the error.… See entire post.

Attention 2022 Introducers

Each year the ADS produces a compilation of new introductions that is made available to all members. It consists of dahlias that will be available through distributors in the coming year.  Trial Garden and Seedling Bench Evaluation Winners will be included for free, but other new introductions can be included in the presentation for a cost of $10 per image. … See entire post.

2021 Shows

Hooray for Dahlia Shows!  After being severely limited last year due to COVID-19, dahlia societies across North America are so excited to invite you to their 2021 shows.

Shows will be listed as information is made available to this site, so come back often to see what shows have been added.

The ADS National Show will be open to the … See entire post.

New Online Classification Guide features for members only


Hopefully you are using the Online Classification Guide (OCG) in the public area of the site.  It is one of our most popular features. 

Now for members only, we have an expanded search capability.  You can get detailed color information and origination information that is not available in the public OCG.  You can also print or copy your results … See entire post.

Tuber and Plant Sales


A great place to get tubers and plants is from a local society.  Check the websites of local societies for information.  Find local society web sites on our societies’ page.

Here are some sales that have been reported to us:


Online Sales:

Puget Sound Dahlia Association
March 18, 2021 – May, 1, 2021
Link to sale: entire post.