Fire Dragon Canna
Canna x generalis 'Fire Dragon'
Keep soil evenly moist.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||KAN-uh jen-er-RAY-liss|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide|
|Bloom Time||Early Summer Through Fall|
|Design Ideas||Use 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil evenly moist.|
|Companion Plants||Plumbago (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