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Dahlia 'Bishop's Children seeds

Dahlia 'Bishop's Children seeds
Dahlia 'Bishop's Children seeds
£1.30
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Bred from Bishop of Llandaff, these make plants of medium height with dark foliage and a range of vivid flower colours. Grow as a hardy annual or a tender perennial.

Sow February to April indoors at 20-25C or in a greenhouse, harden off and plant out in May after last frosts.

Common Name: Dahlia

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Half-Hardy Annual or Tender Perennial
POT SIZE/QUANTITY
100 seeds approx
Season of Interest
Summer to Autumn
Bee and Butterfly
Both
Sun or Shade
Sun
Height
low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature
Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
Position/Situation
Sunny Border
Planting Style
sub tropical bed out
Flower Colour
Mixed
Habit/Shape
Bushy
Soil Type
Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Sow
February to April
Pot Sizes

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.

Find out more about our mail order process

Delivery Info
Region Order Value Carriage Charge Carrier Service Estimated Delivery from placing your order
UK (excluding N. Ireland) Hardy perennials bare rooted and 9 cm pots - up to 20 kg £6 - 8.50 Courier 2 - 5 days Up to 18 days
UK (excluding N. Ireland) Light weight small parcel up to 2 kg (up to 5 plants in 9 cm pots) £6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 15 days
UK Mainland Orders over 2 kg £9.50 Courier 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 15 days
Seeds & Cuttings only All orders £2 Royal Mail 1st Class Within 1 week

Local Delivery: Postcodes IP1 to IP8 & CO10

Orders over £35 FREE Our vehicles Within 1 week

Collect from Nursery (IP7 6LZ)

All orders FREE  

1-3 days (we will contact you)

Scottish Highlands
& Isle of Wight

Orders over 2 kg 

£10 - £20** Courier 2-5 working days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

Scottish Offshore Islands

Orders over 2 kg

£10 - £25** Courier 2-5 working days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

 

See our delivery information page for more details