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Image of Cannaceae

Forest & Kim Starr

Family

Cannaceae

Botanical Name

Plant Common Name

Canna Family

Special Notice

This entry has yet to be reviewed and approved by L2G editors.

General Description

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    12 - 1

  • Plant Type

    Tender Perennial

  • Native To

    Latin America and the Caribbean

Growing Conditions

  • Growth Rate

    Fast

  • Habit

    Upright/Erect

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Fruit Color

    Black

  • Repeat Bloomer

    Yes

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    Yes

  • Foliage Texture

    Bold

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Container, Feature Plant, Mixed Border, Tropical

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No

  • Invasive

    No

  • Attracts

    Hummingbirds

  • Self-Sowing

    No