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Cafe au Lait – Rose

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Description

‘Rose’ is a sister of the famous ‘Cafe au Lait’ dahlia.  It’s the same flower style, and blooms a more medium pink that is solid in color.  Shorter plant at 3′, with strong stems that hold the large 8″ flower upright.  Stands out in the garden or makes a good cut flower when you want to make a bouquet.  Strong, sturdy plant with nice foliage as well.  Moderate tuber producer.


Growers Notes:

  • Dahlias are planted in spring after the soil has warmed up to 60 degrees
  • Plant when night time temperatures are consistently in the 50’s
  • Plant around the same time you would plant corn, potatoes and other warm season crops
  • Plant dahlia tubers in an area that receives 6-8 hours of sunlight per day
  • No extra water until sprout is 5”-6” tall, normal spring rains will give all the moisture it needs
  • After the dahlia sprout is 6”, deep soak every 2-3 days
Overall Color
Pink
Specified Color
Pink
Bloom Size
6" - 8" (B)
Classification
Informal Decorative (ID)
Height
3 feet
Foliage Color
Standard
Cutting
Good Cut Flower
Sun / Shade
Full Sun - 6 hours +
Flowering Months
Approx 90 days after planting
Shipped
Single Tuber
Soil
Well drained soil
Planting Depth
4"- 6" deep - Plant horizontal
Container Friendly
Plant in container or the garden
Deer Resistant
Yes, but protect from deer
Water
Deep soak every 2-3 days, no watering until sprout is 6"