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  • Flowering Time
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
  • Planting Time
    • March
    • April
    • May
  • Growing
    • Needs Winter Protection
    • Perennial
  • Flowering Height
    • 125 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • Top Size
  • Colour
    • Pinks & Pastels

Canna City of Portland

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Boasting architectural foliage and flamboyant flowers, Canna ‘City of Portland’ is an exotic showstopper bursting with dramatic flair. Every aspect of this remarkable plant offers stunning ornamental interest – from the loose, ruffled waves of salmon pink petals borne on soaring spires, to the enormous, lush green leaves tinted with burgundy. Cannas make an impressive focal point for a summer border where they will immediately transform your garden into a tropical oasis. These tender perennials are also spectacular specimens for containers, so they can be moved easily into a sheltered location for the winter.

Care Guide

Start rhizomes off in a greenhouse or conservatory in spring, planting outdoors after the danger of frost has passed.

Lay the root horizontally, 5cm deep in a large pot filled with potting compost and keep the soil damp.

In late May or early June, choose a sunny location with well-drained, rich soil.  Plant Cannas 10cm deep and 30-45cm apart.

From July to October, robust stems of exotic, vibrant blooms reach heights of 50-125cm depending on variety.

Shorter cultivars are suitable for pots.

Lift rhizomes in autumn or bring pots undercover for the winter months as tender Cannas do not tolerate freezing temperatures.

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