With exotic banana-like striped foliage and brilliant tangerine orange torch like-blooms, Striata Canna makes a flamboyant color spectacle. Its magnificent, large leaves are zebra striped lemon-lime. Growing 4-6′ tall, if you are looking to create a magnificent container, Phasion Canna makes the perfect choice. Fantastic as stunning centerpieces of floral arrangements, or planted by themselves. Late summer bring hot orange flowers that are adored by hummingbirds. Also goes by the name Topicanna Gold Canna.
They work well planted in beds, in containers around pools and on patios, and in large landscapes. Ideal for water gardens, ponds and bogs. They thrive near water and in wet boggy areas where other plants will not grow.
Plant Cannas in full sun to part shade. Cannas bloom best in sunny locations, in rich soil, and with consistent water and fertilizer. Remove flower stalks when they have finished blooming. Before the first frost bulbs should be removed from the ground, cleaned off, and stored indoors in a dry area. The bulbs can be replanted outdoors in spring, after the ground warms to 50 degrees or more. Hardy to zone 7, Cannas sometimes come back in St. Louis especially if planted near a house or somewhere where its roots are protected from winter winds.
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