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Tropicanna® Black Canna

Canna indica 'Lon01' PP #21,350

SKU
02921
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.
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Botanical PronunciationKAN-uh IN-dih-kuh
Average Size at MaturityFoliage reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall; flowers rise 1 ft. above the foliage.
Bloom TimeSummer
Design IdeasThe 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.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBronze
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Specimen, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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.
Companion PlantsVerbena (Verbena); Lavender (Lavandula); Montbretia (Crocosmia); Lantana (Lantana); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Cut-Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron); New Zealand Flax (Phormium)

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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