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Botanical name: Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'
Other names: Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'
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: Orange-red, Copper in Summer; Orange-red, Copper in Autumn
Foliage: Flushed purple, Bronze-green 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.
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...
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.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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