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Café au Lait Royal Dahlia

A Formal Favorite
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Café au Lait Royal Dahlia

A Formal Favorite
Popular for weddings; the creamy palette and huge bloom size adds just the right drama and sophistication to for the occasion. Cafe au Lait Royal adds a darling pink tint to the cream blooms you'd get on a Cafe au Lait Dahila, which is another a popular wedding variety. Plus, cutting for bouquets will encourage more buds to form, so it's the perfect cutting garden flower. You can bring that glamor to your garden in a patio pot or back border. It'll grow about 3-4' tall, with massive 8-10" blooms passers by will stop to admire. Dahlias aren't hardy enough for most zones, so they need to be lifted in fall, used as an annual or grown in a container that can be rolled into a garage for the cold months. But if you protect Cafe au Lait Royal for the winter months, it'll come back with a vigor, ease and drama you can only get from dahlias. It'll transform the landscape from midsummer to early fall, when most gardens are fading. It's a really impressive gardening trick.
  • Zone 3-11
  • Height 36 - 48 inches
  • Bloom Time Blooms mid summer to early fall
  • Light Requirements Full Sun
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  • Botanical Name:

    Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'

  • Height: 36 - 48 inches
  • Ship As: NO. 1 TUBER
  • Lift In Fall: 3- 8
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches
  • Spread: 12 - 24 inches
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun
  • Color: Pink
  • Foliage Type: Cerrated, green ovate leaves
  • Bloom Time: Blooms mid summer to early fall
  • Flower Form: Double, 8-10" wide dahlia blooms
  • Planting Instructions: Plant 1" deep and 18-24" apart
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, well-drained soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Pruning: Cut back foliage in preparation for digging the tubers up before the first frost. Leave around 1-2" of stem on the tubers.
  • Winter Care: Lift in colder zones. Zone 8 may either lift their tubers before frost or cover thickly with mulch.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR
  • Deer Resistant
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