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Canna Lily

Canna generalis


Height - 6 feet

Width - 2 feet


Full sun to part shade

Plant Type

Adapted perennial

Other common names

Canna, Indian Shot


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Save Water   Medium water required
More Color   Red, orange or yellow flowers from summer to fall
Attract Wildlife   Hummingbirds love the flowers (esp. red)
Reduce Maintenance   Cut dead foliage to ground in late winter
Texas Tough    Come back every year (perennial) in our hardiness zone

Interesting Facts

Plant is native to the tropics, but grows very well here.  You can leave it in the ground during winter; it will come back in the spring.  Is most closely related to ginger and bananas.  In Thailand, Canna is a traditional gift on Father's Day.

Canna Lilies in Frisco

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