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

Intermediate
skill rating
3 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.4m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity
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

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

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

Flower

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

Foliage

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

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

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.

Propagation methods

Stem tubers


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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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

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


Colour

Flower

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

Foliage

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


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Earwigs , Glasshouse red spider mite

General care

Pruning

Deadhead to prolong flowering

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.

Propagation methods

Stem tubers


Monthly care advice


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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