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dahlia in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdahliadah‧li‧a /ˈdeɪliə $ ˈdæliə/ noun [countable]  HBPDLGHBPa large garden flower with a bright colour
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dahliaThese bulbs, corms or tubers are also found in land plants, such as the daffodil, dahlia or potato.The pit, immediately inside the door, received her, dahlias and all.She swept up her dahlias with an ample gesture, pushed it open, and struck downhill for the nave.He had to look after his dahlias.Start off dahlia tubers indoors or in the greenhouse to give you shoots for cuttings to increase your stock.It's not only the chrysanthemum or dahlia enthusiasts who search for the best types of plants for the show bench.A middle-aged man was bending over one of the beds, sadly digging up clusters of gold and russet dahlias.Now we fasten pinecones to the dahlia sticks and shake them out every few days.