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Canna

Botanical Name
Canna x generalis
Hardiness
Zone 9
Height
1 to 5 feet
Width
12 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer to frost: orange, yellow, red, pink, white
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Plant 3 to 4 inches deep and 18 to 24 inches apart
  • Dig up after frost, clean, cure for a few hours, pack in peat and store at 45-50 degrees
Problems
None serious, aster yellows, Japanese beetles
Varieties
  • The President - popular for many years, rhizome type, 3' tall with red flowers and green leaves
  • Tropical Rose - seed grown, AAS, 24" tall with pink flowers
  • Australia - red flowers and burgundy leaves
  • Constitution - pink flowers and purple-grey leaves
  • South Pacific Orange - seed grown, compact and upright branching to 24-32", orange flowers, dark green foliage, AAS Winner
  • South Pacific Scarlet - sister plant to Pacific Orange - sharing the same compact, branching habit, scarlet flowers, AAS Winner

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