Tropicanna® Canna

Canna indica 'Phasion'

SKU
2248
Tall stems are crowned by large bright orange flower heads, summer to fall. Exotic foliage adds interest; emerging bright burgundy leaves mature with splendid stripes of red, pink, yellow and green in varying patterns. Perennial. Full sun. Fast-growing erect stalks to 5 feet tall. Division.
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Botanical PronunciationKAN-uh IN-dih-kuh
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 MaturityUpright stalks quickly reach 5 ft. tall, forming clumps 3 to 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Design IdeasUse this canna to create an undeniably tropical look, even where there's frost. Add to existing beds and borders for dramatic, long lasting foliage color and 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 AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleTropical
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, 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.
Key FeatureExotic Flowers and Foliage

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.

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