Dahlia ‘Beauty of Perry Hill’

‘Beauty of Perry Hill’ was described as peach and white in the Floricultural Cabinet.  It was listed as a new dahlia, sold at the relatively high price of 10s 6p.  [FC p.94/1836].

Horticultural & Botanical History

For more information on the botanical and horticultural history of the Florist’s Dahlia see Dahlia pinnata Cav.

History at Camden Park

‘Beauty of Perry Hill’ is probably one of the ‘about 20 others’ referred to in reference to Dahlia Dodds’ ‘Mary’, which see.  It was listed in a letter to Mrs. J. C. Wickham dated 16th August1844, and included in a consignment of plants which accompanied the letter.  [MP A2933-2, p.6].


Published Apr 21, 2009 - 04:27 PM | Last updated Sep 26, 2011 - 08:43 AM

More details about Dahlia ‘Beauty of Perry Hill’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably England

Common Name

Florists’ Dahlia

Name in the Camden Park Record

Dahlia Beauty of Perry Hill 

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