Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Form: Peony-flowering (PE)
Single (S)
Color: Bicolor (BI)
Orange (OR)
Pink (PK)
Purple (PR)
Red (R)
Variegated (V)
Yellow (Y)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 2.5-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Dahlia
  • Single Flowered Border Dahlia
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Dahlia pinnata
  • Synonym: Dahlia variabilis

  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Jul 28, 2012 1:00 PM concerning plant:
    A descendant of the classic Dahlia, Bishop of Llandaff

    Flowers come in a wide variety of warm-toned shades of red, orange, yellow, pink, and purple, in solid and sometimes bicolor blooms. The bloom forms include single and semi-double, as well as Peony-formed. The black foliage is very striking!
Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY From February 5, 2017 to March 24, 2017 Seeds sown
milk jug, warm room temp, 18 seeds from ishareflowers (must have waited too long to sow these guys)
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
This is not the Bishop of Llandaff either by Cantillon Nov 23, 2013 12:59 AM 3
What are these dahlias by name in your garden Bonitin? by Cantillon Oct 18, 2015 12:52 AM 6
That's a Dahlia? by DogsNDaylilies Oct 18, 2015 9:04 AM 5

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