Dahlia Society of South Australia

Current Office Holders can be found on our website

Whats happening currently can be viewed at the face book page

Email us at  dahliasocietysa@gmail.com

Botanical Gardens Dahlia Bed

Dahlia Society of South Australia is a Specialist Society dedicated to the promotion of the Dahlia. Our Society has been in existence since 1888 with a much-beloved history with success in growing, showing and breeding the Highest Quality Dahlia’s both locally and internationally.

Our members range in diversity from the home gardener, the cut flower specialist to the enthusiastic exhibitors, all sharing the one passion, The Dahlia.


Dahlia Society of South Australia welcomes anyone wishing to increase their knowledge, enjoyment and appreciation of Dahlia’s.

As a member you will receive monthly newsletters detailing the latest seasonal tips and tricks along with beneficial support from all of our members, throughout the season, so you can get the best out of your Dahlias!

Annual Membership Fees

$20.00                 Single Membership
$30.00                 Family Membership
$30.00                 Affiliated Society’s

Show Dates

Show dates in South Australia are listed on our web site and show cased of face book

Our member’s proudly exhibit Dahlia’s at Horticultural Shows during the flowering season (February to April) and some also make blooms available for sale at the end of the show. Shows attended by our exhibitors include the Mannum, Angaston, Tanunda, Mount Pleasant, Mount Barker and Enfield shows.

Tuber Sales

Each year our Members donate Exhibition Quality Dahlia’s for you to purchase. There are hundreds of Tubers for sale with the Name, Colour and Size of the Dahlia on each bag. Visit our website for a comprehensive photo gallery here.

Winkie Carnival
Dahlia Society of South Australia

2024 DSSA State Show & Australian National Championship

Skyline over Adelaide

These Dahlia varieties are raised by South Australia Growers