2014 Red 4″ blooms on a 3-1/2′ plant with nice heavy foliage. This variety has a special meaning to the Gitts family of Swan Island Dahlias as it was dedicated to the OHSU Trauma Unit staff that cared for Ted Gitts.
Angels of 7A
2000 4″ blooms of lavender and white on a 1-1/2 to 2′ compact plant. A perfect choice for large pots or raised beds.
2014 A larger waterlily variety, these 6″ white blooms grow on a 5′ plant with great stems for cutting. This one is a popular variety as it always brings out a feeling of romance in those lovely wedding bouquets. For the independent bride that knows what she wants and goes after it!
1990 Bright red 3″ waterlily form on a bushy 3′ plant with pretty foliage. A prolific bloomer that would be a perfect border along a driveway or fence line.
2009 If you’re dahlia dreaming, then you won’t want to miss this delicate blend of pastel yellow and soft apricot 4″ blooms to add to your garden. Would be lovely in wedding arrangements. Grows on a 4′ plant with strong stems.
1942 Heirloom. This shell pink waterlily form is a standout in our garden. Customers always seem to point at this one and reply, “oh, how pretty”. Brides reply, “take note!” An oldie and still a goodie. These 5″ blooms adorn the 4′ plant. Very long stems for cutting. Tubers unavailable for 2022 planting.
Glorie van Heemstede
1947 Heirloom. These creamy butter yellow 4 to 5″ waterlily blooms hold color very well in sunlight. Long & strong stems that make a superb cut flower on a 4′ compact full foliage plant. A prolific bloomer. No wonder it’s been around so long!
Hollyhill Black Widow
2007 Another excellent variety brought to us by Ted & Margaret Kennedy. Deep burgundy 5 to 6″ blooms on excellent strong upright stems that grow on a 4 to 5′ plant. Perfect choice to add to your dark red-black bouquets or add some orange tones to beautify your fall arrangements.
These pink blooms with super long and sturdy stems are simply beautiful! Grows on a 3.5′ plant with very dark stems making it an attractive addition to the garden. Not ADS Classified. Tubers not available for 2022 planting.
2004 This was one of our first varieties that sold out 3 years in a row! A popular choice and for good reason. A lovely 5″ white and pastel pink blend on a 4′ plant with really nice stems for cutting. Beautiful for Victorian bridal bouquets. Add some pearls, a lace wrap and a crystal broach for a finishing touch.
2014 A delightful light blend of pink and orange gives this lovely ‘BB’ size variety an overall coral color. It’s super dark stems and foliage gives it a special contrast that makes it a one-of-a-kind for the discriminating gardener. Long, sturdy stems for cutting on a 4.5′ plant. Good vase life, an excellent tuber producer, and a hardy winter storage variety makes this one a keeper! Not classed by ADS (form may be I.D.) Hybridizer is Mary Feasel.
2020 Newer introduction. These large 6″ blooms are cantaloupe orange and creamy yellow. The colors will darken in cooler weather to orange and gold just in time for autumn holiday arrangements. Blooms have nice stems for cutting and grow on a 3′ plant. Be a winner in the garden or at the shows! Awards: (D)
1958 Heirloom This 4-6″waterlily form is from Holland and has apricot petals delicately speckled and streaked with burgundy on a 4′ plant. Some blooms will be 1/2 solid burgundy and 1/2 variegated, or solid. Lovely old variety.
1995 Beautiful colors of orange and pink with a glowing yellow center gives this one an overall peach appearance. Blooms are about 4″ on sturdy stems that grow on a 3′ plant. Good vase life and a consistent winner at the shows! Awards: ( J )
1985 Soft pastel pink 7 to 8″ blooms appear to be frosted with white. This is about the largest waterlily form we have ever seen! Very strong growing 4′ bush. You could almost imagine them floating in a still pond. Prolific bloomer provided us bouquets all season. Tubers unavailable for 2022 planting.
2010 Oh so pretty for fall bouquets. Lovely 5″ pumpkin orange blooms that fade to peach on the edges. An added bonus is it’s dark stems that are great for cutting and grows on a 4-1/2′ plant.
2020 New introduction brought to us by Swan Island. Lovely 5″ lavender blooms are a sport of the popular variety “I Do”. Produces plenty of blooms for dreamy bouquets. A nice size plant that grows 4+’ tall.