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botanical name:
Canna 'Picasso'
Canna 'Picasso' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Indian Shot
family:  Cannaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.20m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Tender rhizomatous perennial. Compact variety with bluish-green leaves and striking flowers of orangey yellow spotted with red, form midsummer to early autumn. Very free flowering.

cultivation:
Not frost hardy and in cold areas needs to be lifted and stored for the winter. Best in a fertile, humus-rich soil with frequent watering during the growing season. Full sun or a little shade for part of the day.

propagation:
By division of rhizomes.

usage:
Borders and containers.

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