This new canna is simply superb the bright red flowers are set amongst superb bronze coloured foliage. Canna’s are tall summer plants, ideal as a centre piece in beds or even large containers. Cannas are best started off into growth indoors by late April and planted out after the fear of frosts in May, although they can be planted direct into the soil when the fear of frosts have passed. They provide spectacular colour in any garden and can be overwintered for flowering the following year.
Tip: When storing use something such as yellow sulpher to help protect the rhizomes.
Tip: Start off indoors/greenhouse as soon as you can.
Aspect: The sunnier parts of the garden are ideal.
Soil type: Free draining light soils that heat up quickly. Feed often duing the growing season