One of the most popular and sought after Dahlia cultivars in recent years, the gorgeous Cafe au Lait is one of the most popular varieties we carry! Ranging in color from a blush pink/peach to a creamy beige, Cafe au Laits are usually darker towards the center and fade to an elegant, pale shade towards the outside. A top choice for brides and florists alike, Cafe au Lait Dahlias deserve to be a part of your Dahlia garden this summer!
This subtle coloring of mocha with pink tones is not what you might expect in a large, 6–10″ flower. It’s a shade worth getting lost in. Decorative form. These hybrids of species native from Mexico to Colombia hold their display in reserve for mid- to late summer and early fall, when most gardens and most vases are looking a little tired. Planted in 3s and 6s, Dahlias serve to fill holes that develop in the perennial border and make excellent potted plants. They prefer full sun, though partial shade is acceptable, and they like rich soil and even moisture. Dahlias are easily overwintered indoors.
Dahlias are in season right now and the beautiful Cafe au Lait variety is the perfect addition to your summer wedding. Cafe au Lait dahlias are simply gorgeous and come in shades of creamy pink, blush, peach, ivory, champagne, and dusty rose — all perfectly-bridal hues. ‘Café-au-Lait’ seems to be everyone’s current favourite dahlia, with huge, pillowy flowers in the perfect color, a warm cream-blush, which mixes well with so many different color combinations. One single bloom of Cafe au Lait Dahlia can be up to 30cm across, comprised of more than one hundred petals from coral peach in the centre of the bloom to white on the outside. Leading the resurgence in garden flowers in floristry, this Dahlia is much sort after for wedding bouquets where the soft pink hue and abundance capture the romance of real flowers.
One single bloom of Cafe au Lait Dahlia can be up to 30cm across, comprised of more than one hundred petals from coral peach in the centre of the bloom to white on the outside. Leading the resurgence in garden flowers in floristry, this Dahlia is much sort after for wedding bouquets where the soft pink hue and abundance capture the romance of real flowers.
Yellow Dinnerplate Dahlia ‘Kelvin Floodlight’ is a huge, bright yellow flowered Dahlia with individual flowers 7 to 8 inches in diameter. These beauties make stunning, long lasting cut flowers. A magnificent plant with colossal blooms. Dahlias are one of the most rewarding summer flowers of all. They’re really easy to grow with spectacular results. n the 2005 show season the American Dahlia Society gave this longtime favorite more awards than any other giant formal decorative Dahlia. We just can’t resist this stunner with monster 10–12″ flowers, which are a clear, penetrating pale yellow. It’s one of the easiest Dahlias to grow and the ideal choice for your first giant Dahlia. Decorative form.
Dahlias belong to the Asteraceae (Aster) family along with daisies and sunflowers. There are over 20,000 different species within the Aster family, it is the second largest family of flowering plants next to the orchid (Orchidaceae) family. The national flower of Mexico, Dahlias today have become one of the most popular competition flowers amongst competitive growers. Dahlias are considered one of the most spectacular garden flowers. There is a great variety of form in dahlias, from the showy dinner-plate size to the bright, little single ones.
Dahlias are natives of the mountainous regions of Mexico and, although they grow in a warm country, they are actually temperate plants requiring cooler conditions. There are 30 species and 20,000 cultivars of Dahlias.
The white spots on the dark violet flower look like an ever-changing star constellation in the night sky. This newcomer from cuttings is easy to grow and transport thanks to its semi-trailing plant habit. Night Sky flowers very early and convinces with excellent branching. Perfect as a stand-alone item, the splendid, white spotted violet blooms will also shine in baskets and mixed containers. Thanks to the perfectly chosen name, this unique plant has an inspiring story to tell and brings the night sky to the terrace or balcony.
Petunia ‘Night Sky’ has already been awarded a prestigious Fleurostar award by industry insiders, and rightly so. The launch of this special flower marks a breeding breakthrough. No other Petunia plant can boast the starry speckled pattern of this unique bloom. White speckles against a deep purple-blue backing recreate a clear night sky. You’ll get lost gazing at the myriad of patterns – each flower is totally unique. Possibly the most distinctive bloom you’ve seen on this planet, let this petunia spill from hanging baskets and patio containers for a particularly eye catching display this summer. Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage that is hairy and somewhat sticky. Petunias are prolific bloomers, although some forms require deadheading to keep them going. Spreading type petunias, which include The ‘Wave’, ‘Supertunia’, ‘Cascadia’ and ‘Surfinia’ series are some of the most popular petunias because most don’t need deadheading and they can be used as garden plants, ground covers or trailing in containers.
A dazzling daisy relative that warms the spirit with amazing flower colors, Senetti Magenta Bi-Color cineraria is a large-flowering selection with magenta-fuchsia and white petals. An evergreen perennial that attains a perfect mounding habit, it is a hybrid developed by the Japanese breeder Suntory and botanically known as ‘Sunsenereba’. This heat-sensitive plant is usually regarded as an annual that is grown in large quantities by the florist industry for indoor enjoyment in the mid to late winter months. It may be grown outdoors in mild climates that do not have high heat summers and receive only the lightest of mild frosts. Senetti Magenta Bi-Color will readily re-bloom after spent flowers are sheered away.
The oval leaves are triangular to heart-shaped and range from medium to dark green. Typically from early winter into spring, the center of the foliage is home to a rounded cluster of daisy blossoms that are vibrant magenta-fuchsia (with hints of lavender) with petal bases being white around the central eye of dark red. In mild climates with cool summers, the floral display can extend across summer and into the autumn.
Senetti provides high impact color when we need it the most. In vivid blues, magic magentas, ultra violets and stunning bi color. Senetti was known as a cineraria hybrid, but Senettis are nothing like seed-grown cineraria grown as a house plant. Their large, daisylike flowers bloom from early spring until summer.