Starship Canna Lily

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'Starship' Canna Lily is like nothing you've ever seen! Bright yellow blooms have brilliant red spots, creating a unique, mottled look on each petal. Deer resistant and extremely easy to grow, 'Starship' prefers as much sun as possible. Does well in containers. (Canna)
Zones 3 - 10
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Good For Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size36-42" tall
Bulb Spacing1 bulb/rhizome per sq. ft.
Bloom TimeMid summer until frost
SizeBag of 3
SKUAM005754

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
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Plant Information
Red-spotted, yellow blooms add bold color to the summer garden and are fabulous both in the garden and containers.

Canna lilies are wonderful in the garden. Growing fast, the full size selections quickly form a handsome large-leaved screen or an island of tropical-looking foliage from about 3 to 4 feet tall. Then the show begins, and goes on for weeks and weeks. Huge, iris-like flowers begin to open, and before you know it, your canna lily plants have become the undisputed center of attention in your entire yard. They're really this spectacular, and a snap to grow. They're wetland plants, and can grow in moist ground. Constant wetness isn't necessary, but water them often. Cannas are used as municipal plantings in many places like Miami. They are so good at taking care of themselves, they add great stripes of color in median strips, parks, and other places. So pick out a sunny spot in your garden or yard, and add cannas for the big show this summer.

Our good friend, Jack Scheper, the plant expert who runs Floridata.com, tells us that cannas are native to Central and South America, and many of the current hybrids also have a North American species as a parent. Jack grows cannas, and is a big enthusiast. As he says, the foliage "looks like a small banana tree without the trunk."

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SKUAM005754
Common Name
Starship® Canna Lily - Elite Series
Botanical Name
Canna indica Starship®
Item Package Size
Bag of 3
Flower Color
Yellow
Flower Size
Up to 10" flowers
Foliage
Large green foliage.
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Bloom Time
Mid summer until frost
Mature Height
36-42" tall
Bulb Spacing
1 bulb/rhizome per sq. ft.
Bulb Size
1-3 eye
Planting Depth
Bulbs/Rhizomes should be planted 2" below the soil line.
Soil Type
Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Good For Containers
Additional Information
Perennial in zones 7-10. Annual in zones 3-6.
Zones
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As
Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Planting Time
Spring / Summer
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