Cafe au Lait Decorative Dahlias

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Shade Full Sun
Area Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Good, Well Drained
Colour White/Cream
Type Pot Grown, Rooted Cutting, Tuber
Also Good Vase Life
Flowering Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Dahlia Cafe au Lait

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SIZES 1-2 3+
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Dahlia Cafe au Lait

If ever a flower was perfectly named, then dahlia Cafe au Lait is it! The ever-changing colours of the blooms end up the colour of a perfect milky coffee. They open pale pink, fading to a warm cream blush with a hint of peach and buff. It's one of those flowers that you can pair with everything but Cafe au Lait isn't going to fade into the background.

The huge, decorative flowers can reach 25cm across, with fully double flower heads with flat or slightly incurved florets. Certainly no shrinking violet! The divided, dark green foliage sets off the blooms perfectly.

If you're looking for smaller or darker dahlias, why not take a peek at our extensive range - click here.

Great In Your Garden

Dahlia Cafe au Lait is equally loved by exhibitors and flower arrangers, who value its unusual colour and ability to blend well with almost any other floral hue. When disbudded, the blooms can reach their maximum 25cm width and like peonies, it doesn't take many to fill a vase or wow show judges. They're also ideal for wedding bouquets and arrangements.

However, don't think they are out of place in your garden. They make excellent flowers for beds and borders, where blooms will be prolific but smaller if not disbudded. Don't forget to keep cutting and deadheading to encourage plants to produce more flowers.

As long as the flower heads are well supported, they will do well in large containers but keep them well fed and supplied with a steady supply of water.

Features of Cafe au Lait Dahlias

  • Colour: Creamy white with a peach flush
  • Foliage: Green divided leaves
  • Flower Size: Up to 25cm
  • Type: Decorative Dahlia
  • Cutting: Yes
  • Height/Spread: 1.2m x 70cm
  • Flowering: July to November
  • Planting Months: End February to July

Did You Know...

Cafe au Lait produces smaller-than-average sized tubers for a plant of its size but this doesn't affect the terrific performance of the dahlia!

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Bareroot planting is best done between October and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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