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botanical name:
Canna 'City of Portland'
Canna 'City of Portland' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Indian Shot
synonyms:  Canna 'Orchid'
family:  Cannaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Medium height with broad dusky green leaves and frilly, rather untidy flowers of deep coral pink edged yellow.

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.

By division of rhizomes.

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