Tropicanna® Black Canna
Canna indica 'Lon01' PP #21,350
|Description||Striking, deep bronze to chocolate-colored tropical leaves are complemented by contrasting bright flowers that emerge red and soon after change to orange. This dramatic specimen provides bold color and lushness to garden plantings or containers. An herbaceous perennial in warmer regions; a showy tropical annual in less temperate regions.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil consistently moist.|
|Mature Size||Foliage reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall; flowers rise 1 ft. above the foliage.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing|
|Problems/Solutions||Very Wet Areas|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Poolside|
|Design Ideas||The bold, dark foliage of this plant lends dramatic a flair while evoking a feeling of the tropics, even where there's frost. Add to existing beds and borders for dramatic, long lasting foliage contrast 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.|
|Companion Plants||Verbena (Verbena); Lavender (Lavandula); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Lantana (Lantana); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Cut-Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron); New Zealand Flax (Phormium)|
|Care||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
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.