Canna indica "WYOMING"

Canna indica
Canna indica "WYOMING"
canna
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized shrub
USUAL HEIGHT 1-2m
USUAL WIDTH
LEAVES deciduous broadleaf
COLOUR OF LEAVES green
FLOWERS showy
COLOUR OF FLOWERS kombinovaná:orange a burgundy red
BLOOMING TIME August - October
LOCATION full sun
USDA zone (lowest) 7b   (down to -15°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Perennials
Summer blooms
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Canna is an exquisite highlight of every garden. You can tell by the leaves they are close relatives of banana trees. They vary by the height, leaf colour and obviously flower colour. Wyoming is a superb variety with bright orange flowers, highlighted red and yellow, and deep burgundy to dark green leaves. Stalks and buds are red. As it belongs to the tall group, it flowers later in the summer but you can always prolong its flowering indoors until say end November. You needn´t be an expert to grow cannas. The best way is to keep them in the container and make a hole in the lawn or a garden bed and put it in with the container. You can also get a pretty pot to display your canna in it on a patio. It needs a lot of nutrients, water and plenty of sunlight – minimum 6 hours a day. In the autumn, wait for the first frosts to damage the leaves and stems, cut them back and store the container in a cool and dark, frost-free place. Check it for slight watering every now and then not to let it dry totally. If you feel like it you can put the rhizomes in your garden, where they will grow stronger and faster but you need to dig them out in the autumn and store them the way that they do not rot from too much moisture or dry out from too little moisture.
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GLOSSARY
  • STANDARD QUALITY - Plants of this group are 1st class quality with number of branches and overall density adequate to their size and age, considering they were container grown.
  • DE LUXE QUALITY - This label guarantees a luxurious quality of manually selected plants that, compared to their height and age, are exceptionally dense and beautiful.
  • EXTRA - These plants are usually mature and bigger specimens with exceptional overall appearance.
  • STANDARD (as described in the plant form) means a tree with a trunk of 190-210 cm and a crown at the top, unless specified differently. The commercial size for trees is their girth measured in the height of 1m from ground.
  • HOBBY - These plants are of the same quality as our standard-quality plants but younger and therefore cheaper.
  • SHRUB - a woody plant with branches growing bushy from the ground level.
  • HALF-STANDARD or MINI-STANDARD - a small tree with shorter trunk, its size is usually specified.
  • FEATHERED - These are trees with branches growing already from the base of the trunk and up along the stem.
  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
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