Canna indica 'Phasion'
|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.|
|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.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing|
|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||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.|
|Companion Plants||Plumbago (Plumbago); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Trumpet Vine (Campsis); Lantana (Lantana); Verbena (Verbena); Montbretia (Crocosmia)|
|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.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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