The dahlia is the national flower of Mexico known for its continuous, colourful flowers that bloom throughout the growing season. The dahlia comes in variety of colours, shapes and sizes, making it a favourite flower among landscapers and florists alike. The beauty of the dahlia flower inspired great symbolic meaning during the Victorian era and continues to be used today to express personal sentiments. When given as a gift, the dahlia flower expresses sentiments of dignity and elegance. It is also the symbol of a commitment and bond that lasts forever. The dahlia flower is still used today in gardens and flower arrangements to celebrate love and marriage. In Chinese tradition, dahlias is given to signify good fortune and great financial profit. Credits: Classroom, DigMandarin.
The exhibits at the Flower Dome will remain until Sunday, 24 Feb 2019, daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm.