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Heirloom Canna Yellow King Humbert Plants with Variegated Flowers and Leaves

Amazing Canna Yellow King Humbert. Exotic Yellow and Red Spotted and Striped Blooms. Double Variegated leaves with Dark Brown Stripes. Unusual and Fascinating Garden Plants

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Bronze Leaf Colored Red Cannas as Foliage Plants in the Graden Design

Dark foliage and bronze leaf colored red cannas for pots and garden plants

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Height of Canna Plants Short Medium Tall and Giant Growing Cannas

Different heights of Canna Plants. Will a dwarf plant grow taller. How tall can cannas grow

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Old Canna Roma is a Easy to Grow Tall Growing Tropical Plant

Raised in Italy Canna Roma is a heirloom plant with fresh green foliage and bright orange bordered golden yellow garden flowers, common in Australia

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Reader Canna Questions and Aswers

I receive Canna questions frequently and always try to give honest, helpful answers. I have selected some of the best Q and A's about Cannas and posted to Cannas Australia.com

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What Dwarf Yellow Canna is this?

This lovely short (to no more than 36inches in any clump) yellow flowering canna was purchased as 'Lemon Gem'.. BUT, the only info I have ever found refers

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Exotic Canna Stuttgart Plants with Top Tropical White Foliage

Variegated leaves of Canna Stuttgart are amazing, one of the tallest growing cannas and shows the most white color. Super tough tropical gardening plants

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Cannas Garden Diary of Australian Plants

Garden Diary of cannas long flowering perennial plants. What happens and when. Flower guide throughout the year

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How Canna Seeds Develop and Grow from Pollination to Harvest

Choosing and checking Canna seeds for sowing. Planting the hard black seeds, how they grow

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Canna J D Cabos Heirloom Tropical Gardening Plants still growing

Heritage canna J D Cabos over a hundred years old was an award winner at the World’s Fair. Great old heirloom cottage Gardening plants with bronze foliage

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CANNA 'SALMON WATSONIA' .. AFTER THE HAIL STORMS

2013 didn't start very well for many people in Australia .. fires, flooding & massive storms .. and some areas are still experiencing terrible fires.

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My amazing sister and her ever expanding garden.

Cannas are so colourful. Currently my sister’s huge hillside garden is a sea of blue agapanthus, with hedge rows of red oleander, rows of white oleander,

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Old Canna Breeders of These Tough Tropical Garden Plants

The best Canna Breeders of old hybrid plants and new exotic looking cannas

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How to contact me at Cannas Australia

Get in Touch. Contact me with questions. Give me feedback. Information regarding Cannas that you need to know about

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Special canna with pink flowers that hang down its Ehemannii.

This is Ehemannii I got from you with its beautiful dark pink drooping flowers from the first time it flowered, looking forwards to more flowers this coming

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Privacy in the city

I love my cannas. I have presidents, and tropicanna (green verigated leaves,yellow-orange flowers) varieties. I also recently bought Tropical Bronze Scarlet.

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I LOVE CANNAS

I love cannas because they are so easy to grow Great flowers and like how the Seed pod grows The Cannas are very strong plant iv watched one canna break

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My Lovely Canna 'Una'

Hi all this is my lovely Canna 'Una'..... as a child I grew up with canna's with my late grandmother growin then in her lovely gardens which is where my

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Gallery of Pink Cannas All the Shades of Pink Colored Garden Flowers

Photos of Pink Cannas I grow. In many different shapes and shades. Pictures and descriptions of pink tropical plants

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My 'Love Child' Surprise!

After recovering from my avoidence of planting yellow flowers & now loving the variety in the yellows of many canna blooms, as I've previously mentioned,

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WHO IS THIS SHORT LADY?

Originally, I didn't like yellow cannas .. guess because it has never been my favourite colour & quite often 'over done' as a colour in gardens to the

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Found growing wild in Indonesia

Found this one at work growing wild on the side of the footpath Raelene's Reply: This is a nice find of the old canna Yellow King Humbert, with its two

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Check Canna Lily Seeds first before preparing and sowing

How to choose Canna Lily Seeds for growing new garden cannas. Pick and plant those with good formation with an embryo to start growing. Get the best seed for high germination rate.

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Developing Canna Garden Seeds are Ready to be Collected when they are Black

How canna garden seeds are produced after pollination. Pictures of the different stages from the white developing seeds through to ready for harvest.

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Variegated Foliage Cannas a Range of Stripes and Block Colours on Large Leaves

Exotic plants with variegated foliage are the Cannas with colourful striped bright leaves. Description and pictures of these colourful garden plants.

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Cannas Australia Sitemap

Use the Sitemap to find every page listed on Cannas Australia

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Tips for Growing Cannas Where to Plant and How to For that Exotic Garden Look

Ideas for Growing Cannas. Where to Plant. What position is best. Sun or Shade for these tropicals. Ideal for backyard ponds and amongst cottage gardens and watering needs

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The Canna Lily and Why These Plants are Called This Name

What is a Canna Lily are Cannas a true Lilies. What do you know these garden plants as. What is the correct name

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Gardening with Red Cannas the Different Types of Red Tropical Flowers

Tropical Red Cannas with bright and colorful garden flowers. Shades of red flowers and varieties. Names and pictures

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Sensational Old Canna Flamingo raised in 1895 by Dingee and Conard.

As sold in 1896 Canna Flamingo. Solid crimson without a spot or blemish, has the true Gladiolus form found in no other cannas.

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Canna Glauca is a Yellow Flowering Species Originating from America

Long narrow leaves on canna Glauca are a blue green glaucous color. Pictures and description of this unusual tropical wetland plant used in breeding aquatic cannas.

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Canna 'Frau Gartenburg' aka Canna 'Garton Baudie'

Well, it was I.D'd as the latter, but I have learned that it is correctly named 'Canna Frau Gartenburg' .. never mind, it's ONE of my 'faves'! It grew

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Color Shades of Yellow Cannas as Bright Colorful Garden Plants

Gardening with yellow cannas plus the many different tones of soft and rich yellow for the garden

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My First Canna 'Find'!

I didn't really know what it was .. but there, lying lost & forlorn on the pile of garden rubbish at the tip, it was! A large & brightly variegated Burgundy/Red/Bronze

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Botany of a Cannas Flower the Purpose of the Colorful Labellum

The labellum on a cannas flower is a modified staminode and it’s the most colourful part on these tropical plants.

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Beautiful Australia Cole Cannas H- Z. Old Plants Bred by Charles F Cole

Growing the Australia Cole Cannas. Colours of these exotic plants. Old Cole Aussie hybrid gardening plants. Most Cole cultivars have green leaves.

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The Smallest Canna plant I Unknowingly Brought Through Mail Order

Some of the smallest canna plants that have been posted to me over the years, pictures of some tiny plants I have bought, see how little they were.

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Fertile Canna Seed what to Avoid and How to Select the Good Ones

Only choose fertile canna seed with no indentations on end plus what’s inside a seed, pictures of seeds cut open exposes embryo and endosperm for growth.

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Growing Dwarf Canna Plants Perfect for Pots or Small Flower Gardens

Not many true Dwarf Canna plants. How short these exotic plants grow in size. Heights and named varieties of small growing cannas.

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Dark leaf Canna Tropicanna Black is Like other Red Flowering Cannas

Familiar Canna Tropicanna Black on trial growing with other dark leafed red flowering cannas. After two years the results are in learn what I found

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Australia Cole Cannas The heirloom Australian Garden Plants

The Cole Cannas raised in Australia. Plant Names. Varieties and Pictures of these Australian Hybrids. Still widely grown as bedding plants

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Tropical Plants Of Canna Valentine With Bright CeriseGarden Flowers

Unusual colored canna Valentine by Herb Kelly is a medium growing plant

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Spectacular Garden Canna Annjee

Drooling with deep pink and cream the beautiful Canna Annjee

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Australian Canna Copicana Perennial Plants

Orange flowers of Canna Copicana distinctive and unusual garden plants and flowers

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French Canna Madame Crozy Bronze Medal Garden Plant

Raised by Antoine Crozy Canna Madame Crozy with immense flower heads bordered in gold

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Tips for Watering Cannas in Pots and as Garden Plants

When Watering Cannas don’t over water winter grown plants. Small plants dont need a lot of water. Established in the ground plants are water wise

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Bright Canna Frau Gartenburg With Hot Tropical Flowers

Exciting colored canna Frau Gartenburg with red and yellow bold and bright summer flowers. A real hot looking standout in the garden.

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Stamen and Parts of the flower on Cannas

The stamen on cannas is often over looked as it is generally smaller when compared to the staminodes.

canna Rosemond Coles

The lowest part on the flower is called the labellum which is often used as a landing pad for bees and other flying insects which is most often the part of the flower that has the most coloring as seen in the picture of the cultivar Rosemond Coles.

Variegated Bengal Tiger Canna with Big Bold Orange Blooms

Striped Bengal Tiger Canna with green and yellow leaves

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