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Taking the genetics of super-popular dahlia Cafe au Lait to the next generation, here's Cafe au Lait Royal. This new introduction exhibits the same graceful wavy petals of it's close relative and similar color variations, but with more pink. This dahlia has already claimed a spot in our test gardens this season. Can't wait!
Note: Cafe au Lait blooms in a range of shades; ivory, light pink, mocha and more. This new sibling, Cafe au Lait Royal also varies. Circle back for fresh-from-the-garden photos in 2020, after we've grown, trialed and photographed this new intro in our own gardens.
Dahlia tubers can be saved, divided and shared. Click on the Dahlia Planting Guide button, right, for details and growing tips.
|Botanical Name:||Dahlia Cafe au Lait Royal|
|Common Name:||Dahlia Cafe au Lait Royal|
|Growing Zones:||Grow in zones 4-8S/9W, lift and store tubers indoors for winter where ground freezes|
|Sun/Shade:||Full sun, 3/4 day sun in south|
|Flowers:||Sister to Cafe au Lait; excellent for garden color and cutting|
|Flower Color:||Varying shades of rose pink|
|Height:||4-5 feet tall|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||#1 multi-eyed tuber/bulb clumps, Finding Dahlia Eyes|
|Season:||Summer into fall|
|Bloom Timing:||Mid-summer through frost|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Dahlia Planting Guide|
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