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Canna indica

Family: Cannaceae

Common names: ACHIRA, ARROWROOT, INDIAN SHOT, QUEENSLAND, TOUS LES MOIS

Native to: Neo Tropical, Widely Naturalized Elsewhere

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet

Flower

orange, red

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f, zone 12 above +40 f

Temp. range: +10 to above +40 °F

Water: regular