Dahlia 'Cafe au Lait' in the Dahlias Database

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Data specific to Dahlias (Edit)
Size: Medium (B): over 6 to 8 inches in diameter.
Form: Informal Decorative (ID)
Color: Pink (PK)
Year Introduced: 2005
Country of Origin: United States
Hybridizer or Originator: Swan Island
ADS Classification Code: 2104
ADS Ribbons: 16

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Flowers: Showy
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 7-21
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Other: Propagate by taking cuttings of newly emerged shoots
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Dahlias in all shapes and sizesDahlias in all shapes and sizes
September 30, 2015

Most gardeners are familiar with the more common types of dahlias, the Formal & Informal Decorative, the Ball, the Single, and the Cactus, but there are other forms that get less notice.

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Date: 2014-09-12
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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EUDate: 2016-08-08
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Location: My garden near Lincoln UKDate: 2008-09-19A beautiful creamy white with a hint of  'white coffe' and pink,
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-07-07
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Location: At a nurseryDate: Jun 10, 2009 12:24 PM
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Date: 2014-09-12
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-06-17
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-06-16
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Location: Philo, CaliforniaDate: 2015-07-05
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Location: Halls of Heddon nursery, Northumberland, UKDate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Halls of Heddon nursery, Northumberland, UKDate: 2018-09-22
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Location: Halls of Heddon nursery, Northumberland, UKDate: 2018-09-29
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Stunning! by plantladylin Apr 27, 2017 12:49 PM 3
2018 Dahlias by frankrichards16 Mar 14, 2019 6:20 PM 778
Dahlias 2017 by Oberon46 Dec 1, 2017 8:10 PM 652
How Are Your Dahlias Doing/Growing? by kousa Dec 23, 2018 10:34 PM 254
My favorite dahlia is.... by frankrichards16 Apr 16, 2016 9:50 AM 17
Who has ordered dahlias for 2016? by pirl May 25, 2016 6:15 AM 118
Lets introduce ourselves 2016 by mandolls May 7, 2016 12:48 PM 137
Getting ready for 2016 Dahlia season by mandolls Jun 11, 2016 4:36 AM 504
What Are Your Top 5 Favorites This Year? by kousa Oct 1, 2015 9:59 AM 45
Dahlia Season 2015 - really kicking in now! by mandolls Jan 12, 2016 9:50 AM 183
First bloom of 2015 (for me) by pirl Jul 29, 2015 9:21 AM 85
Any interest in trading tubers? by mandolls May 26, 2016 11:56 PM 40
Who wanted the dahlia, Cafe au Lait? by pirl Feb 9, 2015 9:16 PM 7
2014 Dahlias are in bloom by soilsandup Feb 9, 2015 6:17 PM 70
Dahlias.... Perennials, or not? by Polymerous Dec 10, 2013 6:59 PM 60

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