Here in the Pacific Northwest, the land is rich with crops of vast diversity and splendor. One of these treasures is found at Swan Island Dahlias in Canby, Oregon. For 87 years, Swan Island Dahlias has been growing and breeding some of the very best Dahlias worldwide.
As gardeners, we have this ongoing quest for information on how to grow and maintain plants. This article is not going to attempt to share that information about dahlias. Instead, here is a link to the best information you can find anywhere on Dahlias…whether you are looking for different types or varieties or just want to know how to have show quality dahlias growing in your own garden, Swan Island Dahlias website www.dahlias.com has all the information you need.
A must see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers, is the 2014 annual Dahlia show. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in our three indoor display rooms. This is the largest display put on by one grower anywhere in the United States and a must see.
Floral arranging demonstrations and talk on dahlia culture take place daily during the festival at 1pm. Live dahlia tuber dividing demonstration 12 noon to 5 pm each day during the festival.
You can also take a stroll through and view over 40 acres of dahlias in full bloom during the show. Be sure to take some cut flowers home with you to extend your visit and remember the beauty.
Dogs are allowed on the premises on a leash, however they are not allowed in the indoor display rooms
August 23rd, 24th, & 25th,
August 30th & 31st, & Sept. 1st
Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (both weekends)
Indoor Display Hours: 10 am to 6 pm
Field Hours: 8am to 6pm
You simply don’t want to miss this “one of a kind” Dahlia show. Click here for all the details.