Tropical Yellow Canna

Canna x generalis 'Tropical Yellow'

Spectacular yellow blooms with rose colored flecks provide summer-long tropical flair. Dwarf form with lush blue-green foliage is ideal for mass planting in beds and borders. Beautiful in pots and window boxes for patio or terraces. In cold climates, lift bulbs in fall. Herbaceous 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 AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Poolside, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy 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 loose, well-drained soil. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Shear spent flowers and feed to induce repeat bloom. As an indoor plant locate near a source of bright light. In cold zones, lift bulbs in fall.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11

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