Canna x generalis
PLANT: Herbaceous perennial;
24" - 30" high; tropical looking
foliage and flowers.
WATER: Evenly moist; best with
LIGHT: Full sun
COLD TOLERANCE: Killed to the
ground at 32 degrees but returns
from underground rhizomes.
FLOWER: Yellow, to 4" across, in
clusters atop a slender stem; no
SEASON OF BLOOM: Spring
USES: En masse, middle of the
border, in pool enclosures, tropical
OTHER: Some forms have salmon
or pink flowers. These plants can
also be grown in standing water
such as a pond or fountain.