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Just as in any subject, trivia information about Dahlias and growing Dahlias are fun to read. From time to time, we will include more of these. We welcome DSC members and friends of DSC to submit new trivia questions to the editor.
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|Q: Dahlias were originally native to Mexico. Do you know the romantic history of how it became such a popular plant in the 1800 when some 10,000 new varieties of dahlias were introduced and ranked right up there in popularity with roses? Answer|
|Q: As we all know Dahlias originated in Mexico. What did the Aztecs in Mexico call Dahlias? Answer|
|Q: Why do we call Dahlias "Dahlia Blooms" and not "Dahlia Flowers"? Answer|
|Q: Which is the oldest surviving hybrid Dahlia dating back to 1882? Answer.|
|Q: After Dahlias were discovered in Mexico, what are the names of the three early hybrids developed in Madrid? Answer.|
|Q: Name an instant beverage with a coffee-like flavor made from the pressed juice of the dahlia tuber? Answer.|
|Q: Dahlias have been accredited to be a remedy for a variety of illnesses. What are they? Answer|
|Q: The reason why Dahlias have an uncanny ability to cross breed into so many varieties is its genetic makeup. What is it? Answer|
|Q: Orchid is an epiphyte (air plant). Is there a variety of epiphyte Dahlias? What's the name? Answer.|
|Q; When did the Ball, Pompon, Cactus, Anemone, Peony and Waterlilly forms emerge? Answer.|