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TuberousTuberous perennial. Flowers to 7cm (3in) across.
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy 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)
DAHLIA 'Bishop of Llandaff
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowAn 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 & DiseasesSlugs, earwigs, caterpillars, powdery mildew, mosaic virusPlace of originGarden origin
Flower ShapePaeonyMass mixed irregular petals, with or without stamensSemi-doubleTwo rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
Garden Location/ConditionsPatio / pot plantsSuitable for small gardens
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilHumus-rich.
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant