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Canna generalis Lemon Gem

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Canna generalis Lemon Gem

Canna Lily,
$0.00 ex GST
C5, C6
Size: 20cm
Available: 13
$/Unit (EX GST): $14.38 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $15.82 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Canna generalis Lemon Gem Canna Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Upright

A great tough tropical perennial that grows from underground rhizomes. Tall spears of broad fleshy leaves shoot upright giving way to tall stems of brightly coloured flowers. Lemon Gem is a tall grower with bright green foliage and bright yellow flowers. A fantastic plant to fill a space with lush vibrant colours looks best when used in mass plantings.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Clay, Loam

Landscape Use(s)
Aquatic Garden, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Rust, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Performs best in areas of full sun with rich soil that is kept moist and annually apply a slow release fertiliser. Spent blooms can be removed to increase flowering. At the end of the flowering season the entire plant can be cut back to just above ground level to rejuvenate the plant for the next years growth. Plants can be dug up and divided every few years.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Cannaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low