The Dahlia – ‘Park Princess’ (Dahlia sp.) is a flowering, perennial, herbaceous, tuberous plant in the Asteraceae family.
It is native to Mexico and Central America.
It grows to 60 centimetres (24 inches) tall in a bushy shape with several stems.
It is a Cactus Dahlia flower with showy, bright pink, ‘spiny’ petals and a creamy-yellow centre. The petals are rolled along two-thirds of their length. The flower is up to 10 centimetres (4 inches) across.
The Dahlia – ‘Park Princess’ blooms from July to September in the Northern Hemisphere – from mid summer to autumn.
Photographed in the Luxembourg Garden, Paris, France, July 2022.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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