This canna is my all-time favorite. I'm waiting for another to surpass it in vigor and show. It never fails me, such blindingly beautiful foliage and flowering. If you know of a more spectacular show, let me know. (That's a challenge!)
Pretoria Canna hybrid
Tropical feel.Heat TolerantDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:TallGarden Height:48 - 72 InchesSpacing:24 - 36 InchesSpread:20 - 24 InchesFlower Colors:OrangeFlower Shade:OrangeFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:RedFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:VariegatedHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerHardiness Zones:7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Great for use in landscapes and containersMaintenance Notes:
Canna form tubers and these tubers can be stored for replanting in the spring. To dig and store tubers follow these directions. First, allow frost to kill the top of the plant then cut back the stems and dig the tubers. Wash off any soil and then allow the tubers to dry. Wrap dry tubers in newspapers or pack them in peat moss. Label each tuber or group of tubers so you know what they are come spring. Store tubers in a dark, cool (35 to 45 F) place. Do not allow tubers to freeze.
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Caroline Gifford, 9 years ago