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Common Name:
Australia Canna Lily
Type:
Perennial
Family:
CANNACEAE
Genus:
Canna
Species:
generalis
Cultivar:
Hardiness Zone:
7
Height:
3-4 ft.
Spread:
1-3 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Growth Habit:
Upright
Light Needs:
Full Sun
Water Needs:
Moderate
Drought Tolerance:
Moderate
Flowers:
Y
Flower Color:
Red
Foliage Color:
Purple
Comments:
Red-orange petals, black-purple foliage
  Plant Characteristics
  Coastal Salt: Tolerates sandy soil and/or salt spray
  Container: Grows well in containers
  Pool Side: Grows well around high traffic areas and landscapes with themes
  Specimen: Grows well as a focal point or standing alone in the landscape
  Water Garden: Grows well in ponds or waterfalls
  Deer Resist: Deer will not eat or disturb these plants
  Wet Area: Grows well around ponds, creeks, rivers, bogs, or slowly draining wetlands
  Dramatic Foliage: Foliage has showy texture, color, form, or shape
  Fall Color: Foliage changes color throughout the year
  Waterwise: Tolerates little to no watering once established
  Year Round: Is an evergreen and not deciduous; retains foliage year round