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Common Name: Tropicanna Canna      Latin Name: Canna indica 'Phasion'      Size: 2 (min) to 8 (max)
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1521.98Lowes springdale ohio Lat: 39.28457303 Long: -84.460855532013-07-06
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I love cannas as a dramatic centerpiece to a pot but they tend to get brown edges on the leaves as the summer goes on, in spite of consistent watering. Any way to prevent this
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Canna indica 'Phasion'
Maximum Height: 8 feet

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Category: Annual
Family: CANNACEAE
Genus: Canna
species: indica
Cultivar: 'Phasion'
Origin:
Size: 2 (min) to 8 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Growth habit: Upright
Foliage: Long banana-like leaves and grow from 3 to 6 feet tall. Simple, entire, with sheathing petioles. Leaves may be green, blue-green, bronze or purple; sometimes white, pink or yellow variegated.
Flowers: Slender flowering stems emerge at the top with clusters of assymetrical, showy inflorescences. Bloom heavily between July and October in large clusters, with flowers ranging from white, orange, yellow, pink, red and bicolors. Deadhead to prolong blooming.
Culture: Full morning sun. When planting in the spring after the last frost, plant the rhizomes just deep enough to cover with soil, and space them about 1 foot apart. May survive winters in zone 6 with mulch. Rhizomes may be dug up in autumn and stored until spring.
Uses: Massed specimens, border plant, patio containers
Propagation: Division, seed
Cultivars:
‘Tropicana’ - Amazing foliage of green, red, and hints of gold and purple with salmon orange lowers on 6 foot plants
‘Bengal Tiger’ - The dramatic stalks of green-and-yellow-striped leaves with a brilliant maroon edge grow to 6' and are topped in summer with bright orange flowers; shown at right with purple-leaved cannas behind.
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
Characteristics: star rating Recommended star rating Wet Soil Tolerant
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Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of Canna indica 'Phasion' Tropicanna Canna
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Eden Park, Overlook, Krohn 1501 Eden Park Dr Cincinnati OH
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.115445333333300 Longitude: -84.490212150000000] Specimen: 87
Canna indica Canna_flower.JPG
Canna flowers and foliage
Location: Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory entrance and Overlook area
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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Canna flowers and foliage
Location: Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory entrance and Overlook area
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Canna indica Canna_flowers.JPG
Canna flowers and foliage
Location: Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory entrance and Overlook area
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Canna indica Canna_leaf.JPG
Canna flowers and foliage
Location: Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory entrance and Overlook area
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Canna indica Canna_side.JPG
Canna flowers and foliage
Location: Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory entrance and Overlook area
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Canna indica Canna_top.JPG
Canna flowers and foliage
Location: Eden Park, Krohn Conservatory entrance and Overlook area
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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