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any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers

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Cannas originated in Asia and Latin America, and later they were popular plants in Victorian Great Britain which were probably grown in hot houses.
Walk around the new exotic garden at RHS Garden Wisley, the horticultural charity's flagship site, and you'll be transported to faraway places amid great, leafy banana plants, pint-sized pineapples, zingy yellow and orange cannas, lushleaved ginger and wafting palms.
Philippine Honorary Consul Danilo Cannas of Cagliari informed the Philippine Embassy in Rome that at least six online news publications in Cagliari cited the local Filipino community for its clean-up of a public plaza named after Italys famous military general and nationalist, Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Canna care Bring your potted cannas indoors and gradually stop watering them in order to dry them off.
Cannas have particularly striking foliage with stripes and markings in all shades of green, yellow, orange and red.
I have glad bulbs, dahlias and cannas in storage in the cellar for the winter.
Cannas are one of the garden's biggest show-offs so take care of them as the first frosts creep in and the rewards will be immense.
Cannas come from the Caribbean and South America but thrive all over the world where conditions suit them, in warmer climes often escaping the confines of the garden and naturalising in the surrounding area.
Broad-leaved cannas, hostas, deep orange dahlias, fiery crocosmias and tender bulbs such as gloriosa will all add heat to the scene, while plants of architectural interest such as Fatsia japonica, palms, cordyline and phormium can all add to that tropical feel.
Tropicanna Black' blends particularly well in tropical gardens alongside other cannas, such as the two pictured, or with agapanthus, palms, and bananas.
Siracusa showed me a dense planting of bronze-leafed, orange-flowered cannas growing in a side yard and asked me if I wanted one.
Cannas throw up huge, ornate leaves and the flower spikes are topped with orchid-like flowers varying in colour from pale lemon through to coral, salmon, pink, red and almost black.
Cannas went right out of fashion after they had been a plant much-loved by the Victorians, but this bold and beautiful plant has recently made a comeback for patio planting and to beef up a border from midsummer onwards.
Also spotted, this time in a park, was a bed of cannas in a stunning red, right.