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Canna americanallis

Common Name(s):
Bengal Tiger
Perennial Bulbs, Water Garden

Leaves are green with striking yellow stripes.  Showy orange flowers perch high on the stalks.  Great for background or needed height in a garden.  Likes rich soil.  Can be grown in up to 6 in. of water during the summer; gradually introduce the plant to aquatic life.  Consider growing in a 5 gallon pot which can be remove from water garden in fall and the  rhizomes stored indoors.

4-6 ft.

NCCES plant id: 2329

Canna americanallis 'Bengal Tiger' Canna americanallis 'Bengal Tiger'
Photo by F. D. Richards, CC BY-ND-2.0