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Canna americanallis

Common Name(s):

  • Canna
Description

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.

Cultivars:
  • Bengal Tiger
Tags:
Cultivars:
  • Bengal Tiger
Tags:
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Canna
    Species:
    americanallis
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
    Water Plant
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Orange
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Variegated
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No