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botanical name:
Canna 'Lucifer'
Canna 'Lucifer' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Indian Shot
family:  Cannaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: 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:
Dwarf and very free-flowering variety. Bushy habit with generously produced foliage of mid-green leaves and profuse racemes of iris-like flowers of red with yellow margins, form midsummer to early autumn. The rhizomes increase rapidly.

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:
Good container plant.

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