Firebird Canna

Canna x generalis 'Firebird'

SKU
02245
Tropical perennial for mass planting in sunny borders. Reliable summer color under a wide variety of growing conditions. In cold climates, lift bulbs in fall. Perennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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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 MaturityFast growing perennial to 3 ft. tall, 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasUse this canna to create an undeniably tropical look in smaller spaces. Evoking a feeling of orchids and halaconia even where there's frost. Add to existing beds and borders for dramatic, long lasting contrasting foliage, form or texture. A natural beside pools and water gardens. In spare modern gardens use in masses or living columns. Excellent in pots on porch, patio, terrace and balcony.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dwarf Plant, Tolerates Wet Soils, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Provide a site with loose, well-drained soil in full sun. Follow a regular watering schedule of thoroughly soaking the root area once a week. Cut spent flowers to induce repeat bloom. As an indoor plant locate near a source of bright light.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 11

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