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    Canna Lilies

    Explore the Canna Lily collection - Spring Flowering bulbs

    Welcome to our Canna Lilly collection, where you'll find a stunning array of spring-flowering bulbs to add color and charm to your garden. Known for their exotic, tropical appearance and large, vibrant blooms, Cannas are a fantastic addition to any garden, patio, or landscape design. Browse our selection of Canna Lily bulbs, available in various colors, sizes, and cultivars, perfect for creating your dream garden oasis.

    When you plant Canna Lily bulbs, you're investing in a low-maintenance, high-impact plant that will brighten up your outdoor space for years to come. Find our large Tall Cannas and our unique Dwarf Cannas. We have a collection for every gardentype.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    To plant Canna bulbs, first select a sunny location that has well-draining soil. Cannas thrive in full sun and need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day for optimal growth. When planting the bulbs, dig holes approximately 4-6 inches deep and 18-24 inches apart to give the plants enough room to grow. Make sure the eyes of the bulbs are facing upward when placing them in the holes.

    Fill in the holes with soil and gently press down to eliminate air pockets. Water the bulbs thoroughly after planting to help establish the roots. Continue to maintain consistently moist soil throughout the growing season, ensuring that you water more frequently during hot and dry periods.

    The ideal time to plant Canna bulbs is in the spring, after the last frost has passed. This is typically when the soil temperature has reached a minimum of 60°F (15°C), which is essential for the bulbs to start growing. Planting during this period allows the bulbs enough time to establish themselves before the warm summer weather arrives, ensuring that they produce vibrant, lush foliage and stunning blooms throughout the season.

    If you live in an area with mild winters, such as in USDA hardiness zone 7-10, you can plant Canna bulbs earlier in the season. You can even leave them year-round in the ground.

    Canna bulbs generally begin to bloom within 8-12 weeks after planting. The exact time it takes for your Cannas to start flowering may vary depending on factors such as the specific cultivar, planting conditions, and local climate.

    Once the flowers begin to appear, they will continue to bloom throughout the summer and into the early fall, providing a long-lasting and eye-catching display in your garden. To encourage continuous blooming, remove spent flowers as they fade, which will help promote the growth of new blooms.

    Canna bulbs perform best when they are exposed to full sun. They require a minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight per day to grow and flower optimally. Sufficient sunlight exposure is essential for the development of the large, vibrant blooms and lush foliage that Cannas are known for.

    While Cannas can tolerate partial shade, they may produce fewer blooms and have less vigorous growth when planted in shadier locations. If your garden receives limited sunlight, it's crucial to choose a planting location that provides the most sunlight exposure possible to ensure the best results for your Canna bulbs.

    Canna bulbs need consistent watering to ensure healthy growth and vibrant blooms. Water them at least once a week, providing around 1-2 inches of water per session. It's essential to maintain consistently moist soil but avoid overwatering, as soggy conditions can lead to bulb rot.

    During hot, dry periods or when grown in containers, you may need to water your Cannas more frequently, possibly every few days. Monitor the soil moisture regularly and adjust your watering schedule accordingly. Using a layer of mulch around the base of the plants can help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature, promoting healthier growth.

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