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Canna verdi (Canna Lily)

Canna verdi (Canna Lily)

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Type Herbaceous flower, Grass, Deciduous
Form Upright Taller-Growing Clump, Architectural Form
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Orange Flowers (Summer), Purple Foliage
Care Medium - high
Hardiness Half hardy, Seaside Friendly, Tender Exotic
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Canna verdi:

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

Weaknesses of Canna verdi

  • Tender exotic suitable only for very mild areas
  • Does not produce showy attractive flowers

Design & Plant Use for Canna verdi:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
  • Ornamental grass for summer long foliage interest
  • Ornamental grass ideal for drift planting in a sunny 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:
plants for pots and containers
architectural plants
coastal plants
flowering border plants

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