Indian shot

Canna 'Durban'

Indian shot - Canna  'Durban'

Common Name: Indian shot
Genus: Canna
Cultivar: 'Durban'

Category: Non Hardy Perennials
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, A good architectural plant

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 1.50 m (150 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.50 m (50 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Orange
Foliage Colour: Bronze, Green, Red, OrangeFlowering Period: June to September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Showy bright orange gladiolus-like flowers shoot up (Jun-Sep) above large tropical-looking foliage.

  • Garden care: Avoid planting out young plants until all risk of frost has passed. Water regularly during the growing season, applying a phosphorus-rich liquid fertiliser each month. In frost-prone areas lift the rhizomes in autumn and store in a frost-free environment in barely-moist compost or leaf mould.

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Indian shot (syn. Praetoria) - Canna  'Striata'

Indian shot (syn. Praetoria)
Canna 'Striata'