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A dahlia named Santa Claus

A dahlia named Santa Claus


I thought this is a very good time to post a photograph of a dahlia named Santa Claus. Have a very special Christmas Eve.


Dahlia, Santa Claus, American Dahlia Society Show, Longwood Gardens,

Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 5611
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera

Photograph by Roy Kelley

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

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Comment balloon 11 commentsRoy Kelley • December 24 2018 10:45PM


oh that is a beauty and very appropriately named!

Posted by faye schubert, technology and marketing specialist 5 months ago

Merry Christmas to you and Dolores. What an appropriate name for the dahlia!!!

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) 5 months ago

Oh Roy, that is so much more beautiful than the real Santa Claus - absolutely stunning dahlia!

Merry Christmas again - I know you and Dolores are going to have a wonderful time!

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods ( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) 5 months ago

Roy a wise choice, Merry Christmas to you and  Chef Dolores, hope you had a fun and uneventful evening, Endre

Posted by Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002 (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices) 5 months ago

I wanted to stop by this morning, Roy, to wish you and  Dolores the Merriest of Christmases.  May your day be filled with bright blessings!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 5 months ago

This is really cool, Roy.  A dahlia named Santa Claus, who knew!

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 5 months ago

Related image

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 5 months ago

Warmest wishes for a most joyous holiday surrounded by peace, joy, and much love!

Posted by Maria Sapio, Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA. (Keller Williams of Central PA) 5 months ago

Wow Roy, now that is so cool and I have to vote for that one to be one of the all time best picture.


Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) 5 months ago

How beautiful and appropriately named.  The Santa Claus Dahlia is amazing, I had no idea. 

Posted by Joyce Marsh, Regional Manager Regal Christie's Int'l Realty (Regal | Christie's International Real Estate) 5 months ago

Your feedback and your continued support are very much appreciated.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 5 months ago