Canna ‘Ehemanni’


Canna ‘Ehemanni’

Canna Lily

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Most Cannas seen in gardens are hybrids from species native to American tropics and subtropics; ‘Ehemannii’ is a hybrid ofCanna iridifolia dating back to the 1800s.

Growth Habit:

A perennial plant which forms clumps of large leaves growing to five feet wide and up to eight feet tall.

Growing Requirements:

Grows best in full sun to light shade. It needs moderate water but will also grow well in wet soils.


This Canna’s large leaves give it a lush tropical look. It has clusters of cherry-red flowers on pendulous spikes, and blooms throughout the summer into fall.

Where at Lotusland:

These Cannas grow in the boggy beds at the edge of the Water Garden.

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