The exotic foliage of Canna
lutea comes in shades of green, brown, burgundy or multicolored stripes.
originated in Asia and Latin America, and later they were popular plants in Victorian Great Britain which were probably grown in hot houses.
Some of the less hardy specimens such as cannas
, dahlias and abutilons will be mulched over to protect them in the winter.
En la provincia de Buenos Aires y en gran parte de la Argentina, tanto especies como hibridos de Canna
crecen cultivadas en jardines, plazas o, escapadas del cultivo, en el borde de los caminos.
'Wyoming' has deep crimson stems and orange flowers, where Canna
x ehemanii has deep green leaves and red blooms.
For those storage items that are not edible (glads, cannas
, callas, caladiums and other ornamentals), a dusting of sulphur on cut surfaces should suppress the spread of rot.
come from the Caribbe South America but thrive all over where conditions suit them, in wa often escaping the confines of the naturalising in the surrounding area.
come from the Caribbean and South America but thrive all ASK CAROL QI ENJOYED your article on fritillaries and wanted to say that one of the best displays is on the driveway at Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire.
Remember, though, that some of your plants such as cannas
and bananas are tender and will need extra care to overwinter them.
can be prone to virus and recent arrivals from France are cause for concern.
Of course, Cannas
are not hardy, and must be treated like dahlias, with the fleshy rhizomes lifted and stored through the winter.