Fire Dragon Canna

Canna x generalis 'Fire Dragon' PPAF

SKU
43749
A profusion of showy scarlet-red blooms tops lush tropical foliage. A semi-dwarf variety selected for its extended bloom time and self-cleaning flowers - no deadheading required! Beautiful as a backdrop in a landscape or as a showpiece on a patio or pool deck. Thrives in hot, humid climates. Ideal for mass plantings, bedded areas or containers. An herbaceous perennial in warmer regions; a lush tropical annual in less temperate regions.
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Botanical PronunciationKAN-uh jen-er-RAY-liss
LoreCanna was once called Indian shot because its rock hard, perfectly round seed was used as a substitute for lead shot in muzzle loading guns.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide
Bloom TimeEarly Summer Through Fall
Design IdeasUse this canna to create an undeniably tropical look, even where there's frost. Add to existing beds and borders for contrasting form or texture. A natural beside pools and water gardens. Favorite of modern garden designers. Excellent in pots on porch, patio, terrace and balcony.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitUpright
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsPlumbago (Plumbago); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Verbena (Verbena); Lantana (Lantana); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Cut-Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron)

Thrives in loose, nutrient-rich, evenly moist soils, but adaptable when established; tolerates wet, poorly drained soils. In mild winter regions, leave in-ground for spring regrowth; prune to the ground in fall. In regions below zone 7, remove rhizomes in fall and store in a cool, dry place. As an indoor plant, provide bright, indirect light.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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