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Canna speciosa


Canna speciosa has green, tropical foliage on stems 4-6 feet tall with brilliant red flowers and narrow petals.

Canna speciosa is a Canna lily that was introduced into horticulture in 1820. It has green, tropical foliage on stems to about four to six feet tall with brilliant red flowers and narrow petals on dark purple stalks rising well above the foliage. It will bloom freely from summer to fall. Provide rich soils, good fertilizer, and lots of water in full sun.

Common Name: Canna Lily - [Summer B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Cannaceae (The Canna Family)

Zone Hardiness: 10-12

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour: Purple

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Thrives in warm, humid tropical conditions, with dry over wintering.

Award: AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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