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Vanilla Cream Dwarf Canna

  • 72565
  • 1 per package
  • $12.99 $20.99

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We ship this item in Spring.

  • Light

    Sun to Part Shade
  • Size

    2-3 Eye Rhizome
  • Zone

    3 to 10* (Lift in fall if you live in Zones 3 to 7)
  • Bloom Time

    Midsummer to Frost
  • Height

  • Soil Requirement

    Average to moist.
  • Deer Resistant

  • Planter Friendly

We'll carefully pack and ship your order at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

Item 72565 cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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This dwarf canna variety is seldom seen.
Vanilla Cream serves up dreamy white to pale yellow flowers in abundance during the midsummer season and lasting until the first frosts. The strong, 24" stems stay upright, and lush, banana-like leaves make a pretty picture even when the plants are not in bloom. For best results, place them in full-sun borders or containers in soil that has plenty of moisture.


  • Botanical NameCanna x generalis 'Vanilla Cream'
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone3 to 10* (Lift in fall if you live in Zones 3 to 7)
  • Lift in Fall3- 7
  • Flowering TimeMidsummer till first frost
  • Light RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • Flower ColorCreamy white to pale yellow flowers
  • Flower FormPetals and sepals united to form large, flared flowers which are clustered along the top portion of the stems. Flower spikes are about 4-5" in length.
  • Foliage TypeBroad, elliptical tropical looking leaves
  • Growth RateFast
  • Height/Habit24"
  • Spread24 inches
  • Planting Instructions3" deep and 18 - 24" apart
  • Soil RequirementsAverage to moist.
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningNone, except to remove spent flowers and flower stems.

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Important Shipping Notes:

Upon placing your order you will receive an email confirmation with the details of your order and a delivery estimate. You will also receive an email notification when your order actually ships with an updated arrival estimate. If you have ordered multiple items, you may receive them in more than one shipment. We will send you a separate email confirming each shipment.

At any time after you place your order you can check your order status on our website using your email or the account number found in your order confirmation email.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or your area may affect the anticipated shipping schedule below.

Based on the contents of your order we always strive to ship your order complete, and as early as possible in the planting season to allow for the best root development once planted.

To promote optimum stress protection in transit and your success in the garden, bareroot perennials are kept in the ground in our nurseries until fully dormant. In the Fall these plants tend to arrive at the later end of the shipping window above.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to delivery your orders via the USPS or FedEx. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Bulb and perennial shipments direct from Holland are harvested in July and August dependent on the season and crop. Once fully inspected and packaged they are shipped direct to you in the most efficient manner to follow the dates above.

Garden hardgoods and Gift Certificates ship with in 4-7 day.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

SPRING Shipping Schedule

  • Bareroot Perennials & Bulbs
    Zones Shipping Dates
    1AB - 5A 3/19/18 - 6/16/18
    5B 2/26/18 - 6/16/18
    6A & 10AB 2/19/18 - 6/16/18
    Last Order Date 6/11/2018
  • Shipping & Handling Charges
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    Up to $40.00 order $9.95
    $40.01 to $60.00 $12.95
    $60.01 to $80.00 $14.95
    $80.01 to $100.00 $16.95
    $100.01 to over $18.95