Dahlia 'Bishop of Leicester' has lavender single flowers highlighted with pink atop rich, burgundy foliage.
Dahlia 'Bishop of Leicester' has lovely lavender flowers (single but with some extra petals) highlighted with pink atop rich, burgundy foliage. Blooms from early summer until fall and grows from two to three feet tall. Excellent in containers or in the garden. Three options for winter starting with easiest and safest: 1. grow in a pot and move to a frost-free area, 2. lift tubers and store, 3. leave in the ground in well-drained, sunny beds under a mound of fallen leaves.
Common Name: Dahlia - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 8-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant: No
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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