The dahlia is native to Mexico, from where it was moved to Europe with great difficulties, mainly due to the very long journey that the bulbs had to face. Perhaps the first seeds were imported by a Swedish botanist.
The poet Gothe was a great one
admirer of this flower, of which he has, on several occasions, praised beauty. In past centuries the dahlia was used in the kitchen, as demonstrated by the numerous recipes that have been found.
The values commonly assigned to
Dahlia is gratitude and precariousness.