Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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That woke you up didn’t it! This is Dahlia ‘Kilburn Glow’. No processing, honestly.

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Welcome to Anglesey Abbey

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Dahlia ‘Purple Pearl’

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Dahlia decorated tree. Each flower is suspended in a test-tube of water.

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Possibly my favourite …D. ‘Sandia Rose’

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They’ve decorated the duckweed infested Quy waters by the mill. Very Millais! No bodies though.

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Dahlia ‘Carolina Moon’

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A nod to Empress Joséphine’s obsession with dahlias

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D. ‘Bracken Lorelei’

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Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival runs from 12th Sept until 1st Oct

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11 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

  1. Chloris says:

    What fun thanks, I might have to go and have a look.

  2. Sam says:

    I love the dahlias in the duckweed! Gorgeous photos.

  3. Brian Skeys says:

    How wonderfully inventive.

  4. Tina says:

    That dahlia-wrapped tree is wonderful!

  5. FlowerAlley says:

    This was so lovely. Lucky you!

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