Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'
Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'
Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'
Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'
Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'
Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'
Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'

Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'

Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal'

1 tuber — £4.45

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
You can expect your order in March 2023

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
You can expect your order in April 2023

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
You can expect your order within 10 business days

Available for (pre)ordering again in December

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Description

Settle for no less than the swankiest of dahlias for your garden and vases this year, including Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal' of course. This totally luxurious variety will fill your flower patch with a fusion of huge dusky pink and milky-coffee-coloured blooms, creating a vintage-looking two-tone colour palette which is completely adorable. In true Dahlia 'Café au Lait' style, this pink-blushed version will effortlessly conjure up incredibly gorgeous blooms, with silky, curved petals in the most gentle of tones.

Dinnerplate dahlias like this look so impressive, but really they are surprisingly easy to grow. Best of all, dahlias will treat to you to a very long flowering season. Once they get going, they don’t stop blooming until the first frost nips them in autumn! If you haven’t tried growing Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royal' before, you won’t believe your eyes when you see them in real life. Enjoy them in the garden, use them as cut flowers or a bit of both—they’re the ultimate flower therapy!

Key features

  • Good for cutting

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • May need winter cover

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Dahlia 'Café au Lait Royale'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, cream

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Tuber size

    1

  • Established height

    70cm-1m

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    5 tubers per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Half hardy

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Coastal gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens
    Cut flower gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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