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botanical name:
Canna 'Tchad'
Canna 'Tchad' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Indian Shot
family:  Cannaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.80m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: red
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. Bronze flushed, green leaves and racemes of large, velvety, deep scarlet red flowers, from midsummer to early autumn. Tall growing. Similar to Canna 'Black Knight but with darker foliage.

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.

other notes:
Raised in France.

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