|Description||This colorful perennial is sure to be enjoyed by the adventurous gardener! You can't predict what you will get with this unstable variety. Flowers may be yellow with red spots, pure red, or a combination of the two, while the leaves vary from green to chocolate brown. The large flowers are dazzling no matter what colors appear. A perfect plant for collectors or casual gardeners alike.|
|Watering||Keep soil evenly moist.|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||Massing this canna creates an undeniably tropical look in larger landscapes. Flowers evoke a feeling of orchids and halaconia while large leaves are decidedly exotic. Add to existing beds and borders for dramatic, long lasting contrasting foliage, tall form or texture. A natural beside pools and water gardens or for problem solving in low wet soils. In spare modern gardens use in masses or as living columns; exceptional played against boldly colored walls. Excellent in pots on porch, patio, terrace and balcony.|
|Flower Color||Red & Yellow|
|Companion Plants||Verbena (Verbena); Lavender (Lavandula); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Lantana (Lantana); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)|
|Care||Provide loose, nutrient-rich and well-drained soil. For best performance provide full sun with consistently moist, but not saturated, soil. Protect from severe cold. In mild winter areas leave in-ground for spring regrowth. In cold winter areas dig and store bulb in a cool dry place. As an indoor plant, locate near bright light.|
|Lore||Canna was once called Indian shot because its rock hard, perfectly round seed was used as a substitute for lead shot in muzzle loading guns.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.