The Canna Cannova Series separates itself from almost every other canna on the market. These easy-care, tropical bulbs are prized for their super-sized leaves in bright green, bronze, black, or variegated. Cannova has a compact, bushy habit and the ability to form multiple shoots. They bloom earlier and continue nonstop from summer until the first frost. Flowers come in shades of red, rose, yellow, scarlet, lemon, and mango and are available in standard forms that can grow 5 feet tall and dwarfs that grow just 2 feet tall. With their height and exotic coloring, these canna lilies are stunning speckled along borders or planted in mass in the landscape. They can also be grown as flowering thrillers paired with other vigorous annuals in combination containers. Cannas are sun-loving, tropical plants that thrive in hot, humid conditions – a perfect fit for Hampton Roads. Here are a few of the color offerings that will grace your garden from summer until fall.
Cannova Bronze Scarlet (one of our best sellers in 2017) - a profusion of scarlet-red blooms framed by deep bronze-colored leaves. Bronze Scarlet makes a gorgeous backdrop in the landscape or as a focal point in containers on a patio, porch or pool deck. Blooms summer to fall and flourishes in hot, humid climates and full sun locations.
Cannova Bronze Orange - features an abundance of showy bronze-orange flowers surrounded in bronze-colored foliage. It’s compact, upright habit makes it ideal for sunny landscapes, flowering borders or in mixed containers. Prefers full sun.
Cannova Mango - a tropical treat that produces sweet shades of salmon and mango blooms with lush, green foliage. Mango infuses breathtaking color from summer until fall and is ideal in the landscape or in containers. Its height and texture make it a perfect fit in perennial borders. Loves the heat and full sun locations.
Cannova Red - striking red canna lily flowers above large, deep green foliage. Enjoy these sultry blooms from early summer until the first frost in fall. With an upright growth habit, it is best suited for use as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination; plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges. Hummingbirds love Cannova Red and will feast from the nectar-rich flowers all season long. Prefers a bright, sunny location in full sun.
Cannova Rose - stunning rose-colored blooms atop of rich, green leaves featuring a dwarf form ideal for mass plantings, in beds, and borders. Creates a stunning focal point when planted in pots on a patio and terrace. Like other cannas, Cannova Rose is extremely heat tolerant and thrives in both heat and humidity.