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Tropical Bronze Scarlet Canna

Canna x generalis 'Tropical Bronze Scarlet'

SKU
00320
Bright, large blooms of rich scarlet are held above the handsome bronze-burgundy foliage. A unique dwarf Canna, ideal for mass planting in sunny borders. Well-suited to containers. 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
Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 18 to 30 in. tall, 16 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleTropical
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Poolside, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering; weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsVerbena (Verbena); Lavender (Lavandula); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Lantana (Lantana); Agapanthus (Agapanthus)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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