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Dahlia 'Cafe au Lait'

Dahlia 'Cafe au Lait'
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Price:  £7.50

Availability:  

  

Available from 01/06/2019

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Size/Qty:  1 Tuber -3 Litre pot
Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Late summer
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Cream
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Rabbit Resistant Plants
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


This fabulous Decorative Dahlia really makes an impact with its huge and wonderful creme-coloured flowers sporting hues of peach and apricot-pink. Just gorgeous! Flowers July-October/November


Dahlias like a fertile, well drained soil and reasonable moisture levels, just not too dry. They also prefer lots of sun. They are tuberous plants and the fleshy tubers can be prone to frost damage so in cold areas it is often advisable to lift them after the first frost has knocked back the foliage and store the tubers somewhere frost free over winter. For more information please click here

Mainland UK  £6.99 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £3.99
Click and Collect FREE Highlands & offshore Islands from £9.99

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) by either 24 hour courier service or Royal Mail 1st Class.

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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