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canna

An obsolete term for a long tubular structure, fancifully likened to a reed (Greek, kanna; reed)—e.g., a long bone.
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They are sometimes susceptible to viruses, so watch your cannas carefully and destroy any that are suspect.
Some of the less hardy specimens such as cannas, dahlias and abutilons will be mulched over to protect them in the winter.
Consul Cannas stated in his report to Philippine Ambassador to Italy, Domingo P.
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.
Cannas 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.
Cannas 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.
Plant the canna in loose, well-draining soil and give it regular water.
Cannas 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.