Canna Lily Tropicanna Gold
Details48-72" tall. Add dramatic interest to your garden with exotic Canna Lily Tropicanna Gold. Big, brightly colored yellow and orange blooms with speckled throats sit atop striking variegated yellow and green striped foliage. Canna Lily Tropicanna Gold blooms from summer to fall. Great for containers too. Cold hardy in zones 7-10. In colder zones lift the bulbs in fall and store in a cool place over the winter.
|Common Name||Canna Lily Tropicanna Gold|
|Botanical Name||Canna Indica Tropicanna Gold|
|Zones||7, 8, 9, 10|
|Ships As||Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||48-72" tall|
|Bulb Size||1/3 eye|
|Bulb Spacing||1 bulb/rhizome per sq. ft.|
|Planting Depth||Bulbs/Rhizomes should be planted 1" to 2" below the soil line.|
|Bloom Time||Mid summer until frost|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer|
|Soil Type||Average Soil, Moist/Wet Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Average, Moist/Wet|
|Advantages||Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Easy to grow, Good for Containers|
|Additional Information||Can be grown as an annual in zones 3-6. Cold hardy in zones 7-10.|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Summer Blooming Bulbs, including popular varieties such as gladiolus and dahlias, are planted in the spring and bloom in the summer. Most of these bulbs are tropical and require warm weather to be planted. There must not be any danger of frost and your ground temperature must have reached 55 degrees Fahrenheit before planting. Many of our summer blooming bulbs can be planted as perennials in zones 9-10 (zone 8 if mulched), but should be treated as annuals in cooler climates. You can lift them and store them in the fall, or bring patio pots inside before frost. See page 15 of our Planting Guide for a bulb depth planting illustration.
Growing Canna Lilies: Canna Lily bulbs should be planted as annuals in a sunny spot in the ground or in large containers. Water often, as Canna Lilies enjoy moist ground, though constant wetness isn’t necessary. Lift the bulbs before frost and store in a cool, dry place for re-planting the following spring.
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Q & A
USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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