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Canna

Fact sheet: Canna lily

 

Latin: Canna x 
Common Name(s):
 Arrowroot, Canna, Indian shot

Category: Summer Bulbs
Comment: Tolerates drought and poor soil, but prefers a rich, well-drained soil with abundant water
Season: Summer
Light: Full- AM Sun
Color: Rose, pink, red, yellow, orange, salmon, bicolored
Height: 24-144 in.
Space: 9-15 in.
Depth: Cover 4 in. (10 cm)
Organ: Rhizome
Hardiness: Tender III- injured below 25 degrees F (2 degrees C)
Storage: For Zones 6 & 7, harvest rhizomes in fall, dry, and store in dry peat or vermiculite at 41-50 degrees F (5-10 degrees C). Mulch in Zone 8.
Tags: pink, rhizome, sun, hardy zone 8, yellow, summer bulb, orange, red

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