(48-60" tall x 12-24” wide) The hot red blooms of ‘The President’ canna have graced the White House gardens for years. Bold foliage adds a touch of the tropics to any garden and provides structure to perennial beds or container plantings. Cannas are often grown in large groups for a substantial impact, but also look lovely repeated through a border to provide contrast. Deadhead plants throughout the summer to keep cannas blooming their strongest. Canna indica has been cultivated in tropical America for centuries and was one of the earliest domesticated plants in the Americas. Cannas are easy to grow and widely adaptable. They prefer rich, well-drained soil, plenty of water, and sunny locations. Cannas are hardy in zones 7-10. In cooler regions, they can be grown as annuals, or brought indoors over winter before the first frost. Resistant to deer browsing.
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The President Canna Lily
Canna indica The President
Large lance-shaped green foliage.
Mid summer until frost
48-60" tall (4-5 feet)
1 bulb/rhizome per sq. ft.
Bulbs/Rhizomes should be planted 1-2" below the soil line.
Loamy Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Attract Butterflies, Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Good For Containers
Perennial in zones 7-10. Can be grown as annuals in zones 2-6.
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Spring / Summer
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