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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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DAHLIA 'Bishop of Llandaff

Peony form. Purple foliage, semi-double scarlet flowers
Further Reading....

Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021

 

  • Red - scarlet
  • Height - 1.1m (3½ft)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Tuberous - tuberous perennial. Flowers to 7cm (3in) across.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - an old favourite and one of the best for beds and borders. named for Bishop Hughes of Llandaf (now Cardiff) in 1924. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, earwigs, caterpillars, powdery mildew, mosaic virus
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Paeony - Mass mixed irregular petals, with or without stamens
  • Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Dahlia - Care Guide
Tubers - Care Guide

Useful extras...

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Trumpet wire support
The Harrod Peony plant supports have a striking trumpet shape which is ideal for supporting many plants including peonies. Available in several sizes, in traditional rust & matt black colour.
6 options from £36.00

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Curved border restraints
The border restraints are made from sturdy, solid 6mm galvanised steel wire and powder coated dark olive green, available in a variety of sizes providing strong plant support to stop plants falling across lawns and paths
4 options from £14.50

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Spiral plant support
These flat-top spiral supports hold plant stems and come in packs of 3
2 options from £11.95

Harrod Horticulture Plant Supports - Plant & Border Supports
Link stakes
Link stakes plant supports are made from dark olive-green powder coated galvanised steel wire (up to 6mm thick), merge seemlessly into the background.
8 options from £17.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00

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