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Canna 'The president' - Canna edulis (latin)

Area of Origin: Tropical areas of Asia and America.
Full grown size: Up to 120 cm.
Foliage: Deciduous.
Soil type: Moist and humus rich.
Hardiness: Not hardy (lift the bulbs in winter).
Exposure: Full sun.


Characteristics and uses:
The variety 'The president' has shiny blue green leaves that remind you of the leaves of the banana tree and luminous red flowers.

The rhizomes are planted out in the spring, between February and end of May, and offer you magnificent flowers from the summer through to November.

Cannas can stand dry spells, but will be at their best if watered regularly.
Dead head on a regular basis to promote the apparition of new flowers, and staking is necessary for the tallest varieties.

The rhizomes can be planted out directly in your garden, or in pots.

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