Elite™ Orange Chocolate Canna

Canna 'Orange Chocolate' PP #22,423

Rich, orange color flower clusters arise above large leaves with bicolor sides. Dusky green upper-most side is countered by deep purple-chocolate layer reverse. Bred for compact and quick growth and self-cleaning of wilting flowers, these are a joy to add to the showcase landscape. An herbaceous perennial.
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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 2 to 4 ft. high at maturity; flowers stand 1 ft. above the foliage.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, 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 FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Compact Form
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: 7-9

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