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Canna - 'Brighton Orange' (Canna Lily)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form, Architectural Form
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Orange Flowers (Summer late), Red Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy, Tender Exotic
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Canna:

  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Weaknesses of Canna

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas

Design & Plant Use for Canna:

  • Architectural plant with dramatic foliage suitable for hot dry spot
  • Tender exotic plant ideal for a sheltered urban garden in full sun
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
bushes and trees for fast growing screening
plants for pots and containers
architectural plants

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View other herbaceous flowers with orange flowers, or herbaceous flowers with red foliage


Common Missspellings: Cana, Kanar, Caner, Canner, Kaner

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