Single Flowered Border Dahlia
Dahlia 'Bishop of Auckland'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Bishop of Auckland
Hybridized by Van Der Linden
Registered or introduced: 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

Regional

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

Anchorage, Alaska

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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