Elite™ Chocolate Sunrise Canna

Canna 'Chocolate Sunrise' PP #22,446

Deep yellow-orange blooms rise on thick, upright stalks out of bold, chocolate-purple leaves, making this dwarf canna lily a striking addition to the summer garden. A must-have for bedded areas or containers. Stunning in mass plantings at pond edges. An herbaceous perennial in warmer regions; a lush tropical annual in less temperate regions.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKAN-uh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 2 to 4 ft. high at maturity; with blooms 1 ft. above foliage.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorPurple
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsVerbena (Verbena); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Lantana (Lantana); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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