Dahlia ‘Ringleader’

‘Ringleader’, from Messrs. Holmes and Kemp was considered to be a promising new variety.  It is a deep ruby-rose ‘of the finest symmetry’ and was awarded a First Class Certificate at the National Floricultural Society show.  [Gard. Chron. 1853].

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.23/1857].


Published Apr 21, 2009 - 03:09 PM | Last updated Sep 26, 2011 - 09:29 AM

More details about Dahlia ‘Ringleader’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, England

Common Name

Florists’ Dahlia

Name in the Camden Park Record

Dahlia Ringleader 

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