Dahlia – ‘Cafe Au Lait Rose’
The Dahlia – ‘Cafe Au Lait Rose’ (Dahlia sp.) is a flowering tuberous, herbaceous perennial plant in the Asteraceae family.
It is native to Mexico and Central America.
It grows into a bushy plant about 90-120 centimetres (36-48 inches) tall.
It has enormous, double flowers with broad, flat-tipped petals that can be wavy. The flowers in classic pink tinged with lavender are arranged in a corolla of about 20-25 centimetres (8-10 inches) in diameter.
The Dahlia – ‘Cafe Au Lait Rose’ blooms from mid-summer until the first frost.
Photographed in the Luxembourg Garden, Paris, France, September 2023
Photographer: Martina Nicolls