Planting and growing our
Classic Canna rhizomes is a breeze.
These tropical plants are hardy in
zones 7-10. In the north, canna lilies should be treated
Cannas thrive in full
sun - In
warmer, southern climates they appreciate some
When to Plant Cannas
- If planting in the landscape, wait until
temperatures stay above 50 degrees. Canna rhizomes
can be planted immediately in pots and brought
outside as soon as temperatures stay above 50
degrees. Pots must have drainage holes.
How to Plant Cannas:
Rhizomes should be
planted 2-3 inches deep or with soil above the
top most eye (see picture below for example).
Pack soil firmly around the plant.
In the landscape, plant separately about 2-3
feet apart. Cannas multiple rapidly and need
room to grow. If planting in large pots or
containers, space them about 10 inches apart.
Cannas should be planted in 10 inch pots or
Red Velvet cannas with Carolyn Whorton caladiums