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PlantFiles: Decorative Dahlia
Dahlia 'Cafe au Lait'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dahlia (DAHL-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Cafe au Lait
Hybridized by Bruidegom; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1967

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Section:
Decorative

Flower Size:
Large - 8 to 10 inches (200 to 250 mm) diameter

Bloom Color:
Blends

Pruning:
Unknown - Tell us

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dahlia_fanatic On Sep 12, 2009, dahlia_fanatic from Corvallis, OR wrote:

Lovely large flower with neutral coloring and consistently beautiful petal formation on a strong plant.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sebastopol, California
Albany, Oregon
Corvallis, Oregon
Vancouver, Washington



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