Canna indica
CANNA LILY, INDIAN SHOT
Cannaceae

 
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Plant type: semi-herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind
2m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

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Pruning: Cut the plants down in late winter. Divide & replant healthy rhizomes every 2-4 years.

 
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Canna indica
CANNA LILY, INDIAN SHOT
Cannaceae

 

  Plant type: semi-herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist to usually boggy

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind
2m
Plant habit
 
0.8m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: early summer to mid autumn

Leaves: mid green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, formal, contemporary, coastal & cottage designs

Uses: informal hedge, mass planting, accents, border, fire retardant, poolside

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: tropical, moist temperate areas






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