Botanical Name: Canna X generalis Assorted Varieties
Common Name: Common Garden Canna  
Plant photo of: Canna X generalis Assorted Varieties
  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type



Height Range

1-3', 3-6'


Flower Color

Gold, Orange, Pink, Red, Yellow, White, Multi-Colored


Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall, Constant


Leaf Color

Bronze, Green, Dark Green


Bark Color



Fruit Color



Fruit Season



Full, Half



Medium, High, Extra in Summer


Growth Rate



Soil Type

Sandy, Clay, Loam


Soil Condition

Average, Rich, Moist


Soil pH

Acid, Neutral


Adverse Factors


Design Styles

Japanese, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Tropical, Water Garden


Accenting Features

Showy Flowers


Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall


Location Uses

Background, Entry, Perennial Border, Foundation, Patio, Park, Raised Planter, Walkways


Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant


Attracts Wildlife


Information by:
Photographer: Steve Mullany
  • Description

  • Notes

These lilies will grow anywhere from about 2-5' tall and have large dark green or bronzy green leaves with flowers that come in a variety of beautiful colors and that bloom spring to fall.
Planting Instructions: 1. Dig a hole 2 times the width and 1 and 1/2 times the height of the container. 2. Set rootball at ground level. 3. Prepare soil mix of equal parts soil and soil amendment. 4. Backfill with amended soil. 5. Build Basin and water.