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Canna 'Burning Ember'
Canna 'Burning Ember'
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Set of Three Rhizomes

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Canna 'Burning Ember'-Dark bronze foliage sets the stage for contrasting burnt orange blooms.   Cannas are easy to grow and Burning Ember is no exception!  It maintains a compact shape making it great for both containers and flowerbeds.

Cannas are herbaceous perennials closely related to gingers, bananas, heliconias and birds or paradise. Cannas do well over most of the U.S. provided there is plenty of summer heat. Cannas grow from rhizomes (bulbs). They are easy to plant and easy to grow. Their flowers come in a wide variety of colors including red, orange, yellow, pink and fuchsia. They have long, heliconia or banana-like leaves giving them a very tropical look. Cannas should be treated like other tropical plants; plant in spring after chance of last frost and dig before first hard freeze in fall. The bulbs can be stored over winter in a cool dry place like caladiums, dahlias, gladioli, or other bulbs. Of course in Zones 10 and higher they will thrive and flower all year. In Zones 8 and 9, leaves will freeze back but "bulb" will overwinter safely in ground, if well-drained. Cannas do best in full sun, but will do nicely in partial shade. Because of their succulent leaves, Cannas can be attractive to moths and butterflies. The resulting caterpillars can be picked off or controlled with safe insecticide treatments. Cannas are easy to keep pristine looking by removing spent flowers and seedpods and trimming unsightly leaves. Also bees, butterflies, moths and hummingbirds are attracted to Canna flowers.

Name Canna 'Burning Ember'
Common Names Canna Lily
Grow Zone 7
Light Conditions Full Sun,Partial Sun/Shade
Water Requirements Average, do not overwater
PH Level 5.5-7.0
Minimum Height 3 feet
Maximum Height 4 feet
Growth Habit Fast
Bloom Period Summer-Fall
Bloom Color Crimson
Fragrant Yes
Best Grown In Bedding plant, Mixed Borders
Scientific Name Canna
Class Liliopsida
Family Cannaceae
Genus Canna
Species x generalis
Cultivar Crimson Beauty
Salt Tolerance Moderate
Grow Zone 7
Grow Zones
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