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botanical name:
Canna 'Cleopatra'
Canna 'Cleopatra' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Indian Shot
family:  Cannaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: brown & green
flower colour: red & yellow
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. Leaves are distinctively marked with irregular broad streaks of dark purple-brown. The red and yellow flowers are also irregular in their colouring and spotted markings, sometimes they are all red. Very attractive cultivar.


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.

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