Dahlia ‘Rosea Elegans’

Among the prize takers at the great exhibition of dahlias held in Edinburgh in 1855, was ‘Rosea Elegans’.  [Gard. Chron. 1855].  I have found no detailed description.

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.20/1857].


Published Apr 21, 2009 - 03:01 PM | Last updated Sep 26, 2011 - 09:18 AM

More details about Dahlia ‘Rosea Elegans’
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, probably England

Common Name

Florists’ Dahlia

Name in the Camden Park Record

Dahlia Rosea Elegans 

Confidence level medium