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Canna spp


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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Canna spp
Principal Common Name Canna
Common Name(s)
Description Large clumping spikes from rhizomes with large lance-shaped leaves that resemble bananas and very showy ginger or lily-like flowers that come in a range of colors.
General Comments Almost all cannas grown in the US are hybrids of species from the American tropics and subtropics. There is a wide range of flower and foliage color as well as soil requirements. Some cannas can grow in water. Removing spent flowers will encourage more blooms.
Nativity American Tropics
Height Range 3 - 0 FT
Spread Range 3 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Dark Green : Medium Green : Pink : Red : Yellow
Leaf Texture
Flower Color Deep rose : Orange : Pink : Purple : Red : White
Flower Time
Ease of Growing
Light Preferences
Soil Preferences
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features Flower : Foliage : Form

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