Canna are exotic beauties that look stunning in a summer border. They are a dramatic show stopper with their size and bright showy flowers
City of Portland
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.
The blazing brilliance of Canna ‘Red Beauty’ provides exceptionally long-lasting colour, igniting your summer display with its fiery flowers and luxuriant foliage. This Canna boasts large, verdant leaves, bringing a lush, tropical touch to your garden. Above the backdrop of decorative foliage, billowing blooms of scarlet red are carried on sturdy, stately spires. This exotic specimen will steal the limelight with its magnificent foliage and vivid colour. Growing to a manageable 60-70cm, ‘Red Beauty’ is a neat variety for more compact spaces, providing a splendid spectacle for containers and borders alike.
Whilst many Cannas are known for their fiery, dazzling reds and oranges, Canna ‘Richard Wallace’ offers the same lush abundance in a fresh, uplifting colourway. Equally breath-taking, this variety flaunts pineapple yellow blooms, like a refreshing pina colada. Zesty, apple-green foliage is reminiscent of tropical banana leaves, providing an ornamental backdrop to the showy flowers. This fast-growing marvel is the perfect centrepiece for summer borders and large containers, adding magnificent height and lively colour. Given plenty of sunlight and rich, moist soil, ‘Richard Wallace’ will flourish all summer long, for an exceptionally long-lasting display of exotic beauty.
Every aspect of canna ‘Wyoming’ offers dazzling decorative appeal – from the flamboyant, ruffled tangerine blooms, to the broad, lush, colourful foliage. Bronze-purple foliage contrasts marvellously against the bold orange blooms and provides interest well beyond the flowering window. This remarkable plant brings an exuberant, jungle-like atmosphere to your garden, whilst being robust enough to withstand the British weather. Such resilience and vigour have earnt this fantastic variety a prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit. Flowering from August to October and reaching a height of 100cm, ‘Wyoming’ makes a showstopping centrepiece for your late summer borders and containers.