Information About Cannas

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.

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Canna Lily Rot: What Causes Rotting Canna Rhizomes

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Canna flowers grow as a beautiful, long-lasting summer to fall display in the flower bed. In northern areas, they need to be dug and stored over winter for rhizomes to remain alive. But what happens when canna rhizomes are rotting? Learn about canna lily rot here.

Why Won’t My Cannas Bloom – What To Do When Your Canna Will Not Flower

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

Whether grown permanently in the ground or dug up and replanted each season, age and other factors can reduce the vigor of canna blooms. If you are experiencing no flowers on a canna plant, this article is for you. Click here for more information.

What Is Canna Rust: Learn How To Treat Rust On Canna Leaves

By Amy Grant

As showy as they are, canna plants are susceptible to a variety of issues, one of which is rust on canna leaves. What is canna rust? Click here for information on canna rust, including canna rust symptoms and tips for treating cannas with rust.

Canna Lily Fertilization – Tips For Feeding A Canna Lily Plant

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Fertilizing canna lilies will ensure these stunners in your garden or your indoor containers will thrive and produce the most beautiful flowers and foliage. These plants love nutrients, so don?t skip this step in growing canna lilies. Learn more in this article.

Canna Mosaic Virus: Dealing With Mosaic On Canna Plants

By Liz Baessler

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.

Can I Transplant Cannas: – Learn When To Transplant Canna Lilies

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

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.

Common Pests Of Canna Lilies – Tips On Managing Canna Lily Pests

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

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.

Canna Lily Deadheading: Tips For Deadheading Canna Lily Plants

By Liz Baessler

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 Lily Seed Harvesting: Can You Plant Canna Lily Seeds

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Canna lilies are commonly propagated by dividing their underground rhizomes. But can you plant canna lily seeds too? Click here to get more information.

Containers For Canna Lily Plants: How To Plant Cannas In Pots

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

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.

Canna Bulb Storage – Tips For Storing Canna Bulbs

By Heather Rhoades

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.

Canna Lily Care: How To Grow Canna Lilies

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Canna lilies are low maintenance and easy to grow. Both their flowers and foliage offer long-lasting color in the garden. Read this article for more information on growing these versatile plants.

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