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Life Cycle Annual, Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Pink, White
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Late Fall
Bloom Size Up to 10 inches

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Cut Flower Garden
Growing Conditions Outdoor

About Cafe au Lait - Dahlia Bulbs (Dinnerplate)


Seed Type Tuber
Plant Type Dinnerplate

Café au Lait is one of the most popular dahlias! This variety is sought after because it produces a gorgeous range of colors. You can expect from blush pink/peach to a creamy beige that usually darkens towards the center. The blooms fade to paler shades along its elegant edge. The Café au Last dahlia is a top choice for brides and florist and deserves to be showcased in your garden this summer! Easy to grow and maintain, dahlias are perfect for any garden, potted containers or cut flower arrangement!

Planting Information

Planting Cafe au Lait - Dahlia Bulbs (Dinnerplate)

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth Deep Enough to Cover with 2 inches of Soil
Plant Height Up to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 12 to 18 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 8, 9, 10, 11
Bulb Size No. 1 (2 to 3 eyes)
View our Dahlia Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
2 Tubers / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 0.75 Sq. Ft
4 Tubers / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1.5 Sq. Ft
8 Tubers / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 2.75 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Cafe au Lait - Dahlia Bulbs (Dinnerplate)