Bishop of Llandaff is a classic dark leaved dahlia variety with deep and vibrant semi-double red flowers. Often said to be the worlds most popular dahlia, Bishop of Llandaff grows to around 80cm tall and will flower prolifically all through summer.
Type: Perrenial semi-double dahlia tubers (Tender)
Sunlight: Full Sun/Partial shade
Flowers: June/July - first frosts
Planting Location: Mid Border, Pots
Soil Type: Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Moisture: Well drained
Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff'
Dahlia 'Bishop of Llandaff' Planting Instructions
Plant your tubers outdoors in the late spring when the chance of frost has passed. To get a head start you can plant your tubers up in pots in a greenhouse or indoors and transfer them to the garden after the risk of frost. Store in a cool, dry, frost free environment until planting. Dahlias prefer a sunny position and should be planted 10 - 12 cm deep and around 45 - 60 cm apart.
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