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It’s impossible not to love the canna lily, a lush tropical plant that produces spikes of spectacular blooms rising above huge, eye-catching leaves. Growing canna bulbs allows gardeners to enjoy a burst of exotic color in late summer and early autumn when other flowering plants have faded. Read the following information to learn about the planting and care of canna plants.
Cannas are beautiful, showy flowering plants. Because they?re such all-around winners in the garden, it can be especially devastating to discover your cannas are infected with disease. Learn more about recognizing mosaic virus in cannas and what to do in this article.
In cool climates, canna bulbs are planted each spring, then dug up in fall, divided and stored away over winter. Even in warmer climates, cannas will need to be dug up and divided every 4-5 years. Learn about dividing and transplanting cannas in this article.
Canna lily pests are rare, but their broad sword-like leaves are awfully attractive to a variety of leaf munchers. Click this article for some ideas on insects that attack Canna lily plants and how to recognize and defeat them.
Where other flowers shrivel and wilt, canna lilies thrive in the heat. But how do you ensure that you get the most out of your canna lilies with flowers all summer long? Click this article to learn more about how to deadhead a canna lily.
Canna lilies are commonly propagated by dividing their underground rhizomes. But can you plant canna lily seeds too? This article will attempt to answer that question. Click here to get more information.
Cannas aren't just for gardens.Growing cannas in containers is a good way to guarantee summer blooms. Find out more about potting a canna lily and its subsequent care in the article that follows.
Wintering canna bulbs is an excellent way to make sure that these tropical looking plants survive in your garden year after year. Storing canna bulbs is simple, and this article will show you how.