Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Canna glauca ‘Pretoria’

Family: Cannaceae

Common name: WATER CANNA

Native to: Neotropical


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 2 feet


orange, yellow


green, secondary color present, warm


Attracts wildlife: hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +30 to +40 °F

Water: regular

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