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  • Flowering Time
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
  • Planting Time
    • March
    • April
    • May
  • Growing
    • Lift After Flowering Season
  • RHS Recommended
    • Plants for Pollinators
  • Perfect For
    • Cutting
  • Flowering Height
    • 90 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • Top Size
  • Flower Diameter
    • 9 cm
  • Colour
    • Oranges & Yellows

Dahlia Bishop of Oxford

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Dark-aubergine foliage sets off the zesty orange blooms of dahlia ‘Bishop of Oxford’ just perfectly.

A slightly more compact dahlia which packs a punch in containers and pots and requires no staking or support.  This brilliant dahlia may be planted in the middle or towards the front of a garden border, to add tropical colour and depth with its wonderful rich foliage and bright blooms.

Extremely floriferous from July until at least October, dahlia ‘Bishop of Oxford’ works well within a rich and sumptuous jewel-toned planting scheme.

Care Guide

To grow Dahlias, select a sunny spot with well-drained soil, and dig a 30cm deep hole. Plant the tuber 10cm below the soil surface, spacing multiple tubers 45cm apart, or 90cm for taller varieties. Water consistently, maintaining moist but not saturated soil and protect new shoots from slug damage with eco-friendly methods. Feed plants during the blooming period with liquid plant food. Provide support for stems which will reach 60-90cm tall depending on variety. Enjoy spectacular blooms from late summer until first frosts. Cut or deadhead the flowers regularly for a continually flourishing display. Once blooming has finished, cut back foliage before lifting, drying and storing the tubers in peat-free substitute, in a frost-free place until the following spring.
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