Canna lilies are known for their large, brightly colored flowers, which come in a range of shades from red, orange, yellow, to pink. They are also known for their attractive foliage, which is often variegated or patterned. Other notable qualities of canna lilies include their high growth rate and their ability to tolerate humid conditions. Canna Lily bulbs are relatively low maintenance, which make them a popular choice for gardeners. Shop Breck's Canna Bulbs for sale now!
Why Buy Canna Lilies?
Canna Bulbs feature showy leaves as well as eye-catching flowers! They can be used on the patio, in a border, or planted in large clumps. These tall-growing beauties are sure to please. Create your own tropical paradise with Cannas. These gorgeous plants are striking from root to tip. Canna Lilies' large, lush leaves create a beautiful base for bright and bold summer blooms. The foliage varies by type, each showing vibrant, colourful streaking in shades of purple, bronze, red or yellow on green. Tall, sturdy stems produce bountiful stacked blossoms in a rainbow of shades. The vivid canna lily blooms may be solid, speckled, or bicolor. Cannas come in a range of sizes; dwarf cannas are no more than three feet tall, while standard varieties can tower as high as six feet.
How to Grow Canna Lilies
All canna flowers make impressive additions to floral arrangements. Cannas are winter hardy in zones
7 to 10 but perform well in zones 3 to 7 if lifted in the fall. When planting canna bulbs, keep in mind that they grow best in moist, fertile soil. Planting depth and spacing will vary by type, but all canna plants prefer full sun. In cooler climates, you may wish to start them indoors and transplant them in late spring, around the time you'd plant tomatoes. As long as they have a good supply of water, perennial canna plants will grow without much pampering.
When to plant Canna Lilies
Depending on the variety, blooming may last from late spring through early fall. Canna Lily Bulbs look glorious when planted en masse, creating a riot of bright, tropical colours when in full bloom. Create a jungle in your yard by pairing the canna bulbs with vining perennials
, elephant ears
, and hibiscus
. Combine tall canna varieties with dwarf canna cultivars in beds and along back borders. The variations in height make for stunning layering, and the lush,
long-lasting foliage can hide the spent stalks of spring bloomers. Dwarf cannas also make wonderful compact container plants to add flair to your patio. Pick your favourites from this exceptional collection of canna bulbs for sale and make your landscape a tropical getaway with beautiful, low maintenance cannas.
How Tall do Canna Lilies Get?
Canna Lilies typically grow between 3-5 feet tall. There are exceptions and some can grow as tall as 8 feet, while dwarfs will stop around 2 feet. Canna Lilies are great for adding tall, eye-catching flowers and rarely need to be staked.