Canna x generalis 'Orange Tangerine'

Heat- and sun-loving plants, Canna's brightly colored spikes of flowers and bold banana-like leaves create a dramatic, tropical effect. Varieties range from very dwarf (18-20 inches) to tall (more than 4 feet) plants, with red, yellow, orange, apricot, salmon, white, bicolor, spotted and streaked flowers. Use dwarf Cannas as bedding plants or in large containers as accents. Use leaves in flower arrangements, though cut flowers do not last. Plant rhizomes after soil has warmed. Best in rich soils with plenty of moisture. Some varieties are grown in water or very wet soils. In Zones 7 and colder, dig up rhizomes in fall, and store them in a moist, frost-free place.
Canna x generalis
Striking orange flowers are set against green leaves. Combine with other orange and yellow summer-flowering plants such as Marigolds, Ornamental Peppers, and Cosmos.

Attributes - Canna x generalis 'Orange Tangerine'

Plant Type: Bulb

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Orange

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 3 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Beetles.

Related Plants

Canna x generalis 'Black Knight', Canna x generalis 'Dwarf', Canna x generalis 'Primrose Yellow', Canna x generalis 'The President', Canna x generalis 'Variegata', Canna x generalis 'Yellow King Humbert'
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