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Dahlia 'Bishop's Children'
Dahlia 'Bishop's Children'

Dahlia 'Bishop's Children' Dahlia 'Bishop's Children'
£2.99 0820004964 Category: Seeds > Flower Seeds
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Dahlia 'Bishop's Children' produces a fiery mix of such striking colour, yet with the innocent flower faces of Bishop's Children. Mid-height, and blends extremely well into borders. However, be warned that a colour eruption may occur! Spectacular in bedding and containers, and as a cut flower.
Height: 60-75cm (24-30 inches). Planting distance 12-18 inches.

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Botanical name Dahlia
Common name Dahlia 'Bishop's Children'
Drought resistance N
Flower colour Variegated/Patterned
Flowering time Summer, Autumn
Foliage Deciduous
Foliage colour Brown, Green
Fragrance N
Habit Clump forming
Plant type Flower Seeds
Season of interest Summer, Autumn
Time to maturity 1 - 2 years
Ultimate height 0.6m - 1m
Ultimate spread 0.1m - 0.5m
Useful/additional information Sow February to April. Germinate at 20-30C (68-86F) on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost. Apply a layer of compost or vermiculite, 6mm (¼in) deep. Place in a propagator or seal container inside a polythene bag until after germination which usually takes 7-21 days. Do not exclude light at any stage, as this helps germination. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into trays or 7.5cm (3in) pots. Grow on in cooler, well lit conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 30cm (12in) apart.Prefers a moist, well drained soil in full sun. Tubers may be lifted and overwintered frost free for use the following year.

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