Novelty blooms are blooms that just are so unique in shape and/or petal form that they just don’t belong in any of the existing categories. They aren’t damaged or disfigured, they just grow this way.
Since there are so few Novelty, we have made the group for double and open center novelty.
They will stay in this category until enough blooms with similar traits, show up in the Novelty. When they grow in numbers the American Dahlia Society (ADS) will review and approve a new category for them to compete in. Until such time they are a Novelty form.
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