Monday, January 23, 2012

Dahlia Flower(ডালিয়া ফুল) - Dahlia x hybrida

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বাগানের সব থেকে বড় ফুলের একটা হলো ডালিয়া... উজ্জল লাল রং থেকে শুরু করে বেগুনী, হলুদ, ইত্যাদি রঙের হয়ে থাকে এই ফুল... ফুলের কোনো সুবাস নাই, শুধু মাত্র রঙের বাহারের জন্যই এই ফুলকে বাগানে ঠাই দেয়া হয়েছে...

Name of the flower is Dalia Ful(ডালিয়া ফুল), In Bangladesh. This flower is known as Dahlia Flower in English. Mainly native to Mexico and Central America. Botanical name of the flower is Dahlia x hybrida. It belongs to the plant family Asteraceae. This is the national flower of Mexico since 1963.

Its a large flowering plant that we use as ornamental at our gardens and pots. Hybridizing allowed us to see plenty of colors of this flower. Red, yellow, violet, purple, pink are the few common color for this flower. Flower doesn't have any smell. Only attractive for the color and size.

Dahlia is an annual plant and can propagate from the bulbs or seeds easily. A Dahlia seed requires 7-21 days to sprout initially. After few weeks of growing, the young plant use to transplant at gardens or pot.

Photos of this article were taken from Mohera of Tangail(মহেরা, টাঙ্গাইল), during my tour at January 2012.

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