Black Leaf Dahlia | Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff
The list of gorgeous dahlias grows longer with each passing year as breeders continue their innovative work. Bishop of Llandaff isn't new, but rather a treasured heirloom cultivar that continues to wins hearts and excel in gardens across the country. Deep purple, almost black, foliage sets off semi double scarlet blooms held atop long straight stems. This variety was named for a much loved Welsh bishop, won the prestigious Award of Merit from the Royal Horticulture Society and produces an amazing number of flowers. The inky foliage is outstanding even before the flower production begins.
Plant tubers 3-4" deep
Once sprouted, these plants need about 1" of rain/irrigation per week.
Dahlia Bishop of LlandaffBotanical Name:
Dahlia Bishop of LlandaffExposure:
Zones 8-10, elsewhere lift in fall and store indoorsHeight:
Scarlet semi double flowers, deep purple foliageBloom Season:
Summer into mid to late fallBulb/Plant Size:
#1 lg. tubers; industry's largest sizeNumber:
3 large tubers