Dahlia
Courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden

When to Cut

Most flowers can be cut when their buds begin to show color. There are a few exceptions: dahlias, phlox, zinnias, marigolds, and chrysanthemums should be cut when the flowers are fully open.

Shown here: decorative dahlia (Dahlia 'Ryan C')

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