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Tropicanna® Canna

Canna indica 'Phasion'

Pronunciation: KAN-uh IN-dih-kuh
SKU #02248
7-11

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OVERVIEW
Description Tall stems are crowned by large, bright orange blooms. Exotic foliage adds interest, with emerging bright burgundy leaves maturing with stripes of red, pink, yellow, and green. This dramatic specimen provides bold color and lush texture to garden beds and is an exceptional featured container specimen. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil consistently moist.
Blooms Summer to Fall
Mature Size Upright stalks quickly reach 5 ft. tall, forming clumps 3 to 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Poolside
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 Color Orange
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Plumbago (Plumbago); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Trumpet Vine (Campsis); Lantana (Lantana); Verbena (Verbena); Montbretia (Crocosmia)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
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.

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