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Group 6--Ball Dahlias

Ball dahlias have fully double blooms, ball shaped or slightly flattened.
The ray florets rounded at the tips, with margins spirally arranged and involute for at least 75% of the length of the florets.

These dahlia varieties all have flowers of pompon formation, but larger.

Up to 100mm (4″) diameter for miniature ball and 100-150mm (4-6″) for small balls.

For exhibition purposes miniature flowered varieties must not exceed 115mm and small flowered varieties must not exceed 170mm.

Picture shows Barbarry Patriot

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