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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
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.

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.

Good container plant.

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