Dahlia ‘Prince of Orange’

Widnall’s ‘Prince of Orange’ won twenty prizes in 1834 competitions.  I have found no description.  [FC 1834].  It is likely that more than one dahlia received this name.

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

‘Prince of Orange’ 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 - 04:33 PM | Last updated Sep 26, 2011 - 08:37 AM

More details about Dahlia ‘Prince of Orange’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, England

Common Name

Florists’ Dahlia

Name in the Camden Park Record

Dahlia Prince of Orange 

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