Canna x generalis 'Yellow King Humbert'

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
Tall, often more than 6 feet high, it has bright yellow flowers. Also widely grown is 'Red King Humbert' which has deep red flowers.

Attributes - Canna x generalis 'Yellow King Humbert'

Plant Type: Bulb

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Yellow

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 5 ft. to 6 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Notes: Thrives in Wet Soil. Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Beetles.

Related Plants

Canna x generalis 'Black Knight', Canna x generalis 'Dwarf', Canna x generalis 'Orange Tangerine', Canna x generalis 'Primrose Yellow', Canna x generalis 'The President', Canna x generalis 'Variegata'
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