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    Yellow King Humbert

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    Yellow King Humbert's unique bi-color bloom is fun and showy. It has been a favorite with its generous splashes of orange across buttery-yellow blooms.

    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: End of March 2023
    📦 Quantity per Package: 1 Big Tuber

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 40"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Aug - Sep
    🌱 Bulb Size: 2/3 eyes
    Planting Distance: 10-12"
    Planting Depth: 2"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: 7-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 2-4
    Yellow King Humbert

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Canna Yellow King Humbert bulbs, known for their vibrant yellow flowers with striking red spots, are easy to grow and care for. To plant these bulbs, choose a well-draining soil with a pH between 6.0 and 6.5, enriched with organic matter. Plant the bulbs 4-6 inches deep and 18-24 inches apart, ensuring the growing tip is facing upward.

    Water the soil thoroughly after planting and continue watering regularly throughout the growing season. For optimal growth, place the bulbs in a location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. Adding a layer of mulch can help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

    The ideal time to plant Canna Yellow King Humbert bulbs is in the spring, once the danger of frost has passed and soil temperatures have reached around 60°F (15°C). In colder climates (USDA hardiness zones 6 and below), you can start the bulbs indoors approximately 4-6 weeks before the last frost date, then transplant them outdoors once temperatures have warmed up.

    Planting the bulbs during this period ensures that they will have enough time to establish themselves and produce their stunning blooms during the summer months. In warmer climates (USDA hardiness zones 7 and up) you can also plant Yellow King Humbert cannas in the fall and leave them year-round in the ground.

    Proper care for Canna Yellow King Humbert bulbs after blooming includes deadheading spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and maintaining a regular watering schedule. As the growing season comes to an end, reduce watering frequency and allow the foliage to die back naturally.

    In colder climates (USDA zones 6 and below), dig up the bulbs before the first hard frost, clean them, and store them in a cool, dry place over the winter. In warmer climates (USDA zones 7 and above), you can leave the bulbs in the ground, but consider adding a layer of mulch to protect them from colder temperatures.

    Canna Yellow King Humbert bulbs are not entirely deer-resistant, but they are less likely to be favored by deer compared to other plants. While deer may occasionally feed on the foliage and flowers, the risk can be minimized by implementing various deer deterrent strategies.

    These include using deer-repellent sprays, planting deer-resistant companion plants, or installing physical barriers such as fencing or netting around your garden.

    Yes, Canna Yellow King Humbert bulbs can be successfully grown in containers. Select a container with drainage holes that is at least 12-18 inches in diameter and 12-18 inches deep. Fill the container with a well-draining potting mix, plant the bulbs 4-6 inches deep, and water thoroughly.

    Provide at least 6 hours of sunlight per day and maintain a regular watering schedule. Be sure to protect the bulbs from freezing temperatures during the winter months by bringing the container indoors or storing the bulbs in a cool, dry place if you live in a colder climate.


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