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Canna 'Emerald Sunset' (Canna lily)

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Plant description

canna hybrid canna emerald sunset 1

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Canna 'Emerald Sunset' is a colourful tuberous plant with emerald green leaves with a red margin and brilliant showy orange flowers. They will bring a tropical look to the garden, and both the flowers and foliage are useful for flower arrangements. They can be planted in most areas of Australia, in colder areas they will die down and reappear once the weather warms. Best in a fertile soil rich in organic matter, and with regular moisture levels. Divide up and replant every few years.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Not specified.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist.

Sand: moist.

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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