Shades of yellow, red and cream with pretty bronze or green foliage. Sow early.
Culinary note: Canna lily rhizomes can be eaten raw and have a taste similar to water chestnut, although sometimes bitter. They can also be boiled and baked, the same as a potato and have a similar texture and taste. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.
Prefers a well drained soil. Lift the roots in the autumn and store in a cool, dry, frost-free place through the winter. Can also be planted in tub and stood outside for the summer and brought in during early autumn.
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