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Canna hybrida Tropicanna

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Canna hybrida Tropicanna

CanhybTro
Canna Lily,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C5, C6, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.98 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.78 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Canna hybrida Tropicanna Canna Lily,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Palms, Ferns & Tropical Clumping, Upright

Description:
This fabulous canna is well known for its dramatic, multi-hued tropical foliage. Whether Canna Tropicanna® is growing in a pot or in the garden, it thrives, sending up tall spears which unfurl into exotic foliage covered in stripes of burgundy red, pink, yellow, gold, and deep green. Each leaf is different - the effect is astonishing especially when backlit by the sun. And to top it all off, the flowers are a brilliant tangerine orange.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Rust, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Canna Tropicanna® will tolerate a range of soils but will perform best in a deep fertile soil. It will tolerate poorly drained areas. Pruning not necessary. Spent flower blooms drop naturally. Dig and divide to maintain size and shape. With masses of broad fleshy leaves, Canna Tropicanna® enjoys frequent watering to perform at its best. Fertilize in Spring, use a handful per plant of slow-release fertiliser. Images and information courtesy of Anthony Tesselaar International.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Cannaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Orange, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Orange
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
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