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Common Name: Canna

Species Name: Canna x generalis

Family Name: Cannaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Garden
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Slugs, snails and spider mites



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 2-foot height, 5-foot height
    • Leaves: Alternate, paddle-shaped, often with prominent veins, base forms sheath around stem



Soil Preference Wet to moist
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 8
Notes Can be used as an annual, as a perennial in a protected spot or as a water garden plant; rhizomes can be collected and stored for the winter


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