Here in the northwest, dahlias are a favorite and abundant flower from mid-summer into fall. Big and ruffly or tidy and petite, there is a type of dahlia to suit everyone. In almost every color (except blue and green,) these flowers can fit into almost any event if you can find the right shape and texture. Less predictable than roses or orchids, the local and seasonal qualities of dahlias ensure that they can still evoke a casual, gardeny feel. Here are a few designs we have done with dahlias!