Canna indica 'Phasion'
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KAN-uh IN-dih-kuh|
|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||Upright stalks quickly reach 5 ft. tall, forming clumps 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer to Fall|
|Design Ideas||Use 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.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Exotic 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 11