Dahlia is a genus of tuberous-rooted herbs in the family of Asteraceae, native to Central America and South America.
There are 42 species of this perennial plant and each of them come in different colors, sizes and shapes. Dahlia is considered as one of the most popular garden flowers because of its toothed, green leaves and attractive colorful flowers.
Meaning: It is unclear where the name actually originated. Many believe that Dahlia was named for the Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.
Symbolism: Dahlia symbolizes elegance, dignity, confidence and beauty.