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
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Stem Colour: Purple
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Thrives in warm, humid tropical conditions, with dry over wintering.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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