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PlantFiles: Single Flowered Border Dahlia
Dahlia 'Bishop of Auckland'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Bishop of Auckland
Hybridized by Van Der Linden; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002

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Section:
Single

Flower Size:
Miniature - up to 4 inches (100 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
Red, Dark Red

Pruning:
Do not disbud

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Burgundy
Dark/Black

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive saya On Feb 21, 2007, saya from Heerlen
Netherlands (Zone 8b) wrote:

Dahlia 'Bishop of Auckland' has very dark red, burgundy flowers.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Anchorage, Alaska



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