Behind the Fascinating Process of Dahlia Breeding with Adam Nicolson - Episode 86
There’s a long road before we bring our favourite Dahlias to the catalogue, and having just returned from the Netherlands it’s a lovely time to delve into how we pick the finest Dahlias we trial.
Sarah’s joined once again by her husband, writer Adam Nicolson, to share the journey, characteristics we’re breeding for, and some stunning new varieties that we’re preparing for the Spring 2024 catalogue.
In this episode, discover:
- The long, arduous journey each Dahlia variety takes before it becomes a part of our catalogue
- Adam’s delight at the process and the tender care on display from the breeders
- New, stunning varieties that we’ve been trialling ready for release in a few years’ time