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Canna indica

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At González Nurseries, we are excited to present the magnificent Canna Indica, also known as Indian Shot. This tropical plant, belonging to the Cannaceae family, captivates with its vibrant colors and striking foliage, making it a favorite among gardeners and landscape enthusiasts.

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González Nurseries: Introducing the Stunning Canna Indica

At González Nurseries, we are excited to present the magnificent Canna Indica, also known as Indian Shot. This tropical plant, belonging to the Cannaceae family, captivates with its vibrant colors and striking foliage, making it a favorite among gardeners and landscape enthusiasts.

Description and Features:

Canna Indica is renowned for its large, showy flowers that come in a variety of hues, including fiery reds, vibrant oranges, sunny yellows, and rich purples. Its lush, broad leaves add to its visual appeal, with some varieties featuring stunning variegation or marbled patterns. This plant can reach impressive heights, creating a bold and dramatic presence in any garden or landscape.

Growing Conditions:

To thrive, Canna Indica requires a sunny location with well-draining soil. It is native to tropical and subtropical regions and thrives in warm climates, making it ideal for gardens in temperate zones. Regular watering is essential to keep the soil consistently moist, especially during hot and dry periods. In colder regions, Canna Indica can be grown as an annual or lifted and stored indoors during the winter months.

Care and Maintenance:

Canna Indica is relatively low-maintenance but benefits from occasional fertilization during the growing season to promote healthy growth and abundant flowering. Deadheading spent flowers and removing any damaged or yellowing leaves will help keep the plant looking its best. Dividing clumps every few years will prevent overcrowding and rejuvenate the plant for optimal performance.

**Landscaping Uses:**

With its bold foliage and vibrant blooms, Canna Indica is a versatile plant that can be used in various landscaping settings. It makes a stunning focal point in mixed borders, adds tropical flair to water gardens and ponds, and thrives in containers on patios or balconies. Canna Indica also attracts pollinators such as bees and hummingbirds, adding life and movement to the garden.

At González Nurseries, we offer a wide selection of Canna Indica varieties, along with expert advice on cultivation and landscaping ideas. Visit us today and discover the beauty and versatility of this spectacular tropical plant.

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Data sheet

Name
Canna Indica, also known as Indian Shot or Canna Lily.
Origen
Native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas.
Height
Can reach impressive heights, typically between 4 to 8 feet (1.2 to 2.5 meters), creating a bold and dramatic presence in the garden.
Colour
The flowers come in a wide range of vibrant hues, including red, orange, yellow, and purple.
Flowering
Blooms profusely during spring and summer, offering a colorful spectacle for several months.
Location
Sun
Temperature
A good temperature for them will be between 15º and 30ºc
Irrigation
In summer when they are still growing a couple of times per week. Once that the plant is settled it can stand periods of drought.
Sowing distance
You can plant Canna lilies a distance of 45-50 cms
Applications
Plant in groups in the garden to get a good impact. Also you can combine them with Strelitzias, Coleos, Musas, Acalyphas, Hibiscus, Lantanas.....
Sales format
Pots of 17cms diametre
Others
In winter the tuberculus will be lantent under the ground and the plant will lose flowers and leaves.
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