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Dark-leafed dahlia - Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff (1 bulb)

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Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff seen in many of the classic hot garden borders such as Hidcote and Great Dixter, with its dazzling scarlet flowers set against dark purple foliage it always looks simply stunning. Flowers July - October. Can be combined with Cannas and Crocosmia for a truly exotic sight. 

  • 1 tuber per pack
  • Easy to care for
  • Sun 
  • Moist, fertile but well drained soil
  • July - October
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Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff is a must in any of the classic hot garden borders as seen at Hidcote and Great Dixter, with its dazzling scarlet flowers set against dark purple foliage it always looks simply stunning. Can be combined with Cannas and Crocosmia for a truly exotic sight.

Bishop of Llandaff blooms right through from July to the first frosts and will grow to a height of 60-90cm with a spread of 30-50cm, it prefers moist but well drained soil and grows well in sun and partial shade.

Bulbs can be lifted, dried off, stored and re-planted in spring to flower again year after year.

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Short name Dark-leafed dahlia (1 bulb)
Sub title Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff
Aspect Sun / partial shade
Drainage Moisture retentive soil
Ease of Care Easy to care for
Evergreen/Deciduous Deciduous
Exposure Not exposed
Flowering Period Summer / early autumn
Flower Colour Red
Foliage colour Dark bronze
Habit Bushy
Hardiness Hardy but need protection from hard frost or lifting and storing over winter
Maturity time 3 months
pH Any
Plant Size Bulbs
Plant Type Herbaceous
Height & Spread 100cm
Rate of growth Fast
Required maintenance Lift when frost has killed off foliage
Season of Interest Summer - Autumn
Soil Type Fertile
Sun or Shade Full Sun
Water Requirements Lots but not waterlogged
Where to Plant Borders and Planters

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