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Dahlia, Dinnerplate ‘Cafe Au Lait’

Cafe Au Lait’ has the enchanting, subtle colors of creamy-beige with additional pink tones highlighted by more vivid peach tones in the center of the flowers. These shades are not often seen in the Dahlia group, making ‘Cafe Au Lait’ quit exceptional. This lush and gorgeous variation of the dahlia blooms in creamy hues of peach, blush, ivory, and dusty-rose, which makes it the perfect addition to a summer wedding bouquet or centerpiece. This magnificent dahlia is sure to become a favorite for the late summer garden. Very large 9+” dinnerplate size blooms.

Dahlias are a tender perennial that are vigorous and fast growing. Bulbs must be lifted from the ground in zones 7 and lower. This is an outstanding addition to the flower border or container garden. Dahlias are an old-fashioned favorite and superb, long lasting cut flowers. Flowers bloom first year and add a lovely spot of color in the garden. Heat resistant. Your Dahlias will bloom from mid summer until frost. They are a welcome addition to the garden late in the season when other flowers are fading.


# Description Qty per Unit Units Available Price/Unit
DD411BIN Dahlia, Dinnerplate 'Cafe Au Lait' 25 36 $54.50

Plant Details +

Bulb Type Tuberous Root
Size #1 Clump
Height 40"
Spacing 20"
Hardiness Tender
Exposure Full sun
Foliage Green
Flower 9+" dinnerplate blooms - Creamy-beige with peachy-pink tones
Bloomtime Midsummer - frost

General Information +

Planting/Care Instructions +

Easy to Grow: 1. Dig a hole 3-4" deep. 2. Set the tuberous root firmly in place. 3. Cover the tuberous root with soil and water thoroughly.

Planting Instructions: Plant Dahlias in well-drained soil in a sunny location. Supply ample moisture and fertilizer during the growing season. When the plant reaches 1-1/2' in height, trim entire plant to 1'. In about two weeks trim the plant again back to about 1-1/2'. This will encourage your Dahlia to produce an abundance of flowers. Remove all spent flowers.

When to Plant Outdoors: Plant in spring, after the ground warms to about 50ยบ F.