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Canna (Red Flower with Green Leaves) - Plant

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Canna lilies are low maintenance and easy to grow, and both their flowers and foliage offer long-lasting color in the garden.

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1Canna (Red Flower with Green Leaves) - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
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About Canna

Depending on the variety, cannas can grow a few feet tall to more than 10 feet tall. Dwarf varieties look great in large containers combined with petunias, sweet potato vines, and other low-growing annuals.

Larger varieties make a strong, elegant statement planted at the back of flower beds or grouped together in showy islands of colour. Because they tolerate moist soils, cannas can also be planted along ponds or in a wet spot in the yard

Plant Specifications

Plant Height12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Canna (Red Flower with Green Leaves),Canna lily.
Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 6 feet.
Flower Colour Red, orange or yellow.
Bloom Time Summer, Fall
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • Cannas do best with a good supply of water, so water the plants during the summer if the rainfall is less than 1 inch per week.
  • Keep a thin layer of mulch around cannas to help retain moisture as well.
  • Stake tall varieties if needed.
  • As flowers fade, deadhead to promote continued flowering.

    Canna care

    While typically grown as annuals in cooler regions, given the proper conditions, canna lilies can colour the garden year after year. They like plenty of heat, so place them in full sun. They can also tolerate partial shade.

    Cannas like moist conditions too, but will tolerate nearly any well-draining soil that is either neutral or slightly acidic. They appreciate bog-like conditions as well. The soil should also be rich in organic matter.
    When growing cannas in the garden, placing them in mixed borders or group plantings will offer the most dramatic effect.

    These perennials come in a vast variety of color and boast immense, often-veined, paddle-shaped leaves and sheathing leafstalks in shades of green or bronze.

    Sunlight Full sun to partial shade.
    Watering Once established, cannas need to be kept moist.
    Soil Well-draining soil that is either neutral or slightly acidic. Rich in organic matter.
    Temperature 70 and 75F (21-23C).
    Fertilizer Require monthly fertilizer that is relatively higher in phosphate for continual bloom.

    Canna uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Grown for their flowers and foliage offer long-lasting colour in the garden

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Do Canna plants produce seeds?

    Yes, Canna plant produces seeds.

    When do Canna plants start to grow?

    Canna plants start to grow in the early summer(March-may) season.

    Can Canna plants grow indoors?

    Yes, Canna plants grow indoor where it will get 4-6 hrs of sunlight.

    Are Canna plants annuals or perennials?

    Canna plants are perennial plants

    What to do with Canna plants in winter?

    Cut the leaves and flower stalk at the soil line when the plant dies back after the first frost. Use a knife or a pair of sharp clippers to cut through the fleshy stalks. Stop fertilizing in winter to allow the Canna plants to go dormant. Spread a 4- to 6 inch layer of mulch over the soil above the roots. Seed-free straw, leaf mold, peat moss or other organic material work well.

    How to plant Canna lily bulbs?

    To plant Canna lily bulbs consider the following points 1. You can grow them in the pot or directly in the soil.Use a pot having 5 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. Dig a hole up to 2-3 inches and Set the bulb in the hole pointy side up or the roots down. After planting backfill with soil over the hole, lightly compress the soil but do not pack it and water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to plant Canna bulbs in pots?

    To plant Canna lily bulbs in pot consider the following points 1. Use a pot having a 5-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. Dig a hole up to 2-3 inches and Set the bulb in the hole pointy side up or the roots down. After planting backfill with soil over the hole, lightly compress the soil but do not pack it and water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light.

    When to plant Canna seeds?

    You can plant Canna seeds in the summer season(April-July).

    When to plant Canna lily bulbs?

    You can plant Canna bulbs in the summer season(April-July).

    Can Canna plants survive winter?

    Yes, Canna plant can survive in winter(Above 10 degrees Celcius) by keeping them indoors.

    Which way to plant Canna bulbs?

    You can plant Canna bulbs in such a way by keeping pointy side up or the roots down.

    Do Canna plants have seeds?

    Yes, Canna plants have seeds.

    Where to plant Canna lily bulbs?

    You can plant Canna lily bulbs where 4-6 hrs of sunlight is available.

    What does a Canna plant look like?

    The Canna plant is a rhizomatous perennial with tropical-like foliage and large flowers that resemble that of iris. Their flowers and foliage offer long-lasting color in the garden. Flower color may be red, orange or yellow.

    What to feed Canna plants?

    You can feed any organic balanced NPK rich fertilizer to your Canna Plant once in a month.

    Do Cannas plant multiply?

    Yes, the Canna plant multiply through rhizomes and seeds.

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