Coseytown Peach Donut

The heart of the hybridization program at Coseytown Flowers is firmly rooted in developing the best possible dahlias for profitable cut flower production. Our hybridization priorities have been shaped by our own experiences as a cut flower farm in search of the best varieties to bring maximum impact to our operation and bottom line - and our enjoyment as dahlia enthusiasts too! 

We're Here for the Workhorses
To earn the distinction Coseytown-Certified Cut Flower a new cultivar must demonstrate its ability to consistently meet or exceed expectations for the following nine key traits for maximum profitability:  

Tuber Productivity
 Plant Growth Habit
 Stem Length
 Bloom Productivity
 Blossom Orientation
 Blossom Attachment
 Vase Life

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 Check out this interview about making the cut at Coseytown
 Check out this talk about our commitment to healthy dahlias

Meet Coseytown Peach Donut!  I have shared Peach Donut on Instagram a bit over the last few years and it seems to have quite a few fans already. 

First, let's talk about the green center button. Does it go away? No, it does not. This is technically considered an open centered dahlia. However, this dahlia is very sloooow to produce pollen. That center button will say pollen-free for a long time making this an excellent cut flower candidate. For maximum vase life, harvest when the first back petals are starting to fully unfurl (see second photo as an example.)

Peach Donut's shining glory is her coloring. She begins the season a delightful peachy/pink and as the nights get cooler will deepen into a rosy pink. Peach Donut is not in the orange family, at least not on my farm. 

Check out the product videos to get a sense of the great plant growth habit. Many of the side buds will elongate enough to produce cuttable stems of their own. This dahlia makes small tubers, but store well if they are mature. It easily roots from cuttings, but the cuttings sometimes don't make many tubers. I recommend storing the cutting tuber clumps unwashed and whole for the best winter storage outcome (ultimately, store any tubers using the system that works best for you.) 

She's a favorite of mine and I hope finds a piece of your heart as well. 

Thank you for your interest in Coseytown dahlias! Our Tuber Sales are held during the first quarter of the year. Sale dates and details are announced to our mailing list as sale season approaches, so be sure to get signed up here!

The Details

  • Coseytown Peach Donut

  • Coseytown-Certified Cut Flower

  • Bloom Form:


  • Bloom Color:

    Peach Pink

  • Bloom Size:

    2 in

  • Plant Height:

    5 ft

  • 2022 Intro

Learn About Coseytown

Here at Coseytown Flowers we specialize in the creation, cultivation and sale of new dahlia varieties, with leading plant traits in health, growth and vigor, for the cut-flower and enthusiast markets.

Leading the charge is LeeAnn Huber - the dahlia hybridizer, educator, flower farmer and entrepreneur behind it all. Prioritizing continual growth in knowledge and practice is our guiding star, and LeeAnn's passion for lifelong learning and applying evidenced based approaches in an agricultural context is embodied in her daily mantra ‘Every day is a school day!’ LeeAnn has amassed a sizable and engaged following among fellow cut flower farmers and gardening enthusiasts, where she is known for taking topics head on in a thoughtful and engaging way while sharing her expertise on all things dahlias.

Coseytown Flowers strives to offer only the highest quality single-division dahlia tubers and premium dahlia seed. All dahlia tubers are guaranteed true to variety, and I will never sell anything I would not personally be satisfied to receive myself ...but don't just take our word for it, check out what our flower friends are sharing.

All our tubers are individually labeled, and all orders are individually inspected for quality and accuracy prior to shipment. Additionally, international tuber orders (currently Canada) are individually inspected by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Coseytown Flowers dahlia fields and storage facilities are inspected annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and we possess all needed inspections and licensing to sell dahlia tubers and seed. Every dahlia tuber and seed sold have been grown right here in Greencastle, PA.

At the heart of our mission is the Coseytown commitment to transparency with continual growth in our core values of healthy plants, happy pollinators and responsible production. We take the health of our plants and tubers seriously by testing for and providing our dahlia plants with the proper conditions, nutrition and proactive management for optimal plant and pollinator health. We also proactively test for the following major DNA and RNA viruses: Dahlia mosaic virus (DMV), Dahlia common mosaic virus (DCMV), Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV), Tobacco streak virus (TSV) and Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV). To learn more directly from LeeAnn about the Coseytown Commitment to Healthy Dahlias, including our proactive 3-pronged approach to address virus in dahlias, please click here.

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