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Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' (Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' )

Skill rating
Skill rating
Intermediate
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
3 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and may irriitate skin.
Toxic - All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and may irriitate skin.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'

Other names: Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'

Genus: Dahlia Dahlia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Bishop of Oxford' _ 'Bishop of Oxford' is a herbaceous perennial, with bronze-purple foliage and coppery-orange flowers on straight stems throughout summer and into early autumn.


Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' is: Deciduous

Flower: Copper, Orange-red in Summer; Orange-red, Copper in Autumn

Foliage: Bronze-green, Flushed purple in Summer; Flushed purple, Bronze-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and may irriitate skin.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Start tubers into growth in early spring and when shoots are 2cm lonf, divide tubers into 2 or 3 peices, each with a shoot - plant out after threat of frost finished, 12cm deep.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Stem tubers. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' (Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' ) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation: Grow in a fertile, humus-rich well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'

Other names: Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'

Genus: Dahlia Dahlia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Bishop of Oxford' _ 'Bishop of Oxford' is a herbaceous perennial, with bronze-purple foliage and coppery-orange flowers on straight stems throughout summer and into early autumn.


Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' is: Deciduous

Flower: Copper, Orange-red in Summer; Orange-red, Copper in Autumn

Foliage: Bronze-green, Flushed purple in Summer; Flushed purple, Bronze-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity: All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested and may irriitate skin.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Pruning: Deadhead to prolong flowering. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation: Start tubers into growth in early spring and when shoots are 2cm lonf, divide tubers into 2 or 3 peices, each with a shoot - plant out after threat of frost finished, 12cm deep.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Stem tubers. REGISTER to read more...


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Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' (Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' ) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.4m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: City, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation: Grow in a fertile, humus-rich well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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