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Canna 'African Sunset'

African Sunset Canna

Canna

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A tropical look in the garden with spectacular burgundy-red leaves with orange veins; large flowers that are a stunning orange-yellow top this variety in mid summer; perfect for borders or as an accent

Description

A tropical look in the garden with spectacular burgundy-red leaves with orange veins; large flowers that are a stunning orange-yellow top this variety in mid summer; perfect for borders or as an accent

Landscape Attributes

African Sunset Canna is an herbaceous evergreen tropical plant with a rigidly upright and towering form. Its wonderfully bold, coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced garden composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

African Sunset Canna is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

This plant is native to the tropics and prefers growing in moist environments with evenly warm conditions all year round. In warm tropical climates, if given the right conditions it can grow to be around 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 inches, depending on a number of factors. It is usually grown as an annual in colder climates, or used in a container, in which case it may perform differently, and its exact height and spread will depend on many factors; you may wish to consult with our experts as to how it might perform in your specific application and growing conditions.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 feet

20 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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