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With tangerine, iris-like blooms and bronze foliage 'Tropicanna®' Canna Lily illuminates the garden from mid-summer until frost . Growing to be 48-72”, plant 'Tropicanna®' in the back of your garden bed or in large containers for a dramatic statement on your porch or patio. Don’t worry about deer; they tend to stay away from easy-to-grow cannas. (Canna)

Zones 3 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Containers
Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 48-72" tall (4-6 feet)
Bulb Spacing1 bulb/rhizome per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid summer until frost
Size Bag of 1 - Root Size: 1-3 eye
SKU ASB6R01

Plant Information

Growing Cannas, large and small. 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."

SKU ASB6R01
Common Name Tropicanna® Canna Lily
Botanical Name Canna Tropicanna®
Patent Number PP#10569
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Variegated
Foliage Large, bright burgundy leaves maturing with stripes of red, pink, yellow, and green.
Mature Height 48-72" tall (4-6 feet)
Bulb Size 1-3 eye
Bulb Spacing 1 bulb/rhizome per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Bulbs/Rhizomes should be planted 2" below the soil line.
Bloom Time Mid summer until frost
Plant Type / Life Cycle Annual
Flower Size Up to 10" flowers
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to Grow, Containers
Additional Information Perennial in zones 7-10. Annual in zones 3-6.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

As soon as your order is placed you will receive an order confirmation email that will include your shipping information. We ship perennials and spring-planted bulbs at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennials and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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American MeadowsTropicanna Canna Lily
 
3.0

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

56%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (5)
  • Healthy (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (4)
  • Garden (3)
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5.0

These are more gorgeous than pictured!

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from Washington

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Pros

  • Attractive
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

    These outline my garden..they make a beautiful addition to all my dahlias.

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    • Personal
     
    1.0

    not sure

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    from Milford ct

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Never grew out of the ground

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

        I have other canna lilly's that grew beautifully this year but the one i purchased never came out of the ground.

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        1.0

        Not 1 bulb produced

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        from Oceanside New York

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        Pros

        • Accurate Instructions

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Garden

          Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

          Very disappointed. Was really looking forward to watching it grow.

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          • Personal

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Tropicanna

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          from Owasso, ok

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          Pros

          • Accurate Instructions
          • Attractive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoors

            Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

            Foliage is not like what is pictured,. Hope they come back next year! Overall very satisfied

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            • Personal

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            wrong plant

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            from lenoir city, tn

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            • wrong plant

            Cons

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                Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

                Have not been able to identify this plant. Is not what I ordered.just has green leaves with no bloom

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                • Personal

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Not as tall as expecting, bet next year is better.

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                from Cascade Foothills, WA

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                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Healthy

                Cons

                • Small In Size

                Best Uses

                • Garden
                • Outdoors
                • Patio

                Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

                Two of my three plants didn't sprout and customer service gave me a refund. Thank you for this! The one that did grow grew to be about a foot tall, and hasn't flowered yet. The leaves on this plant are just beautiful, each looking almost painted. Gardening requires patience I know, so I'm expecting more from this plant next year.

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                (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                dramatic hot tamale

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                from West End, NC

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                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Flower And Leaf Combo

                Cons

                • Small In Size

                Best Uses

                • Drama At Lakeside

                Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

                this plant packs a punch but the plant performed like a youngster. Will have to give this plant time to produce bigger blooms and leaves. It is hopefully going to be worth the wait!

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Beautiful

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                from Fort Collins, CO

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                Pros

                • Attractive
                • Healthy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Containers
                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

                  I grow cannas for display in large containers. I wanted Tropicana primarily for the intense, colorful, striped foliage. Mine are gorgeous and they will not dissapoint. The blooms are a nice glowing orange. The tubers have multiplied nicely and I will have many to store for the next season!

                  (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Never surfaced...

                  By 

                  from Baltimore

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                  Comments about American Meadows Tropicanna Canna Lily:

                  I planted the tuber along with the other bulbs purchased and it never broke the surface of soil. This is the second time I've purchased canna lilies and have had them never grow. I give up.

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                  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.
                  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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