Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford'
In this mix
|Direct Sow/ Plant Out|
- Tender Perennial
- Cutting Garden
- Broad Tolerance
- July - November
- 90cm (36in)
- Miscellaneous Group
- Common name
- Moist but Well-drained
- Full Sun
- 45cm (18in)
- Pot up undercover in spring, place somewhere light and frost-free and keep moist. Pinch out growing tips at 20cm and plant out after last frosts. Alternatively plant straight into the ground when the frosts are nearly over.
The color combination you get between the crimson foliage and orange flowers of Dahlia 'Bishop of Oxford' are perfect – I've been on the look out for it for years.
This is a small elegant variety, ideal for growing in any medium-sized pot or container.
- are first class, healthy tubers – the largest and best you can buy.
- come with full planting, spacing and cultivating instructions for beginner gardeners
- tubers should be potted up when they arrive and be kept in a light, frost-free place until the frosts are over and then be planted into the garden.
Support with a stout stick, tie in every couple of weeks. In the south you can mulch deeply and overwinter them in the ground, alternatively, lift and overwinter your dahlias frost free undercover.