Dahlia Keyne’s ‘Nancy’

John Keynes, Nurseryman, Salisbury, offered the dahlia ‘Nancy’ (Keynes) in the pages of The Gardeners Chronicle in 1852, describing it as ‘fancy, scarlet and white.’  [Gard. Chron. 1852].  Keynes’ ‘Nancy’ received a certificate at the Shacklewell Dahlia Show of September 9, 1851.  [Gard. Chron. 1851].

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

Listed in Addenda to the 1857 catalogue [A.35/1857].


Published Apr 21, 2009 - 04:11 PM | Last updated Sep 26, 2011 - 08:53 AM

More details about Dahlia Keyne’s ‘Nancy’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, England

Common Name

Florists’ Dahlia

Name in the Camden Park Record

Dahlia Nancy (Keyne's) 

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