Canna Tropicanna Black ('Lon01') (PBR)

1 rhizome £5.99
available to order from winter
Quantity 1 Plus Minus
Buy Canna Tropicanna Black ('Lon01') (PBR) Indian shot bulbs: Adds a shot of colour to the jungle border

  • Position: full sun (or indoors in full light shaded from hot sun)
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil or loam-less potting compost
  • Flowering period: June to September
  • Hardiness: half hardy (will need winter protection)

    Broad, near-black foliage, which is suffused with traces of plum and red, is topped with heads of dazzling scarlet flowers that fade to orange as they age. A fine addition to summer bedding schemes, where it will create stature and drama.

  • Garden care: Pot the rhizomes up into 20cm pots filled with a good quality compost. The rhizomes should be planted shallowly, just covering them with compost, but making sure that any new shoots are above soil level. Water lightly and then grow them on at temperatures above 10°C, increasing the water as they start to grow. Gradually harden off before planting out after all risk of frost has passed. Water regularly during the growing season, applying a phosphorus-rich liquid fertiliser each month. In frost-prone areas lift the rhizomes in autumn and store in a frost-free environment in barely-moist compost or leaf mould.

  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs
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Eventual height & spread

tender plant

2

Unfortunately I have not managed to get any flowers, must be the wrong conditions in my garden. The old adage don't put the right plant in the wrong place!

Jude

Glos

Stunning exotic when several planted together

5

Grown in containers and placed at the back of the border. Need greenhouse protection over winter.

Alan

Surrey

Yes

A superb plant!

5

A very Attractive plant. I only hope that it survives the winter.

Carry

West Sussex

Yes

Canna or Can't I

5

At the moment it is stored in a large pot. Winter is here so as soon as I get a chance, cut it down and store the rhizomes

Gerry

Near Kings Lynn

Yes

Brilliant plant which does what is described

5

bought these to make a summer display in vey big pots and they delivered - we were not disappointed the show was fabulous. As these plants are not hardy they need to be brought in over winter where we live in Warwickshire- and as they grow very big the space required is considerable. we put ours in our greenhouse

Lesley

stratford upon avon

Yes

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4.4 5

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