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Canna, The President

Short Description

Gorgeous red blooms are our most popular.

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This canna, deep red with lush green foliage, is a classic. The large leaves edged with a fine line of burgundy, ramp up this towering beauty's foliage power.
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Item#: 84018
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Product properties

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

36-48 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

18-24 inches

Ornamental Use Ways in which the product may be used in the garden for ornamental effect.

Beds, Borders, Container

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.


Sow Method This refers to whether the seed should be sown early indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside later, or if the seed should be sown directly in the garden at the recommended planting time.

Direct Sow

Plant Shipping Information

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May 07, 2018

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Full Sun
36-48 inches
18-24 inches
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders, Container
Life Cycle
Sow Method
Direct Sow
Bloom Duration
10 weeks
Flower color
Canna, The President is rated 1.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Happy Carefully planted 21 bulbs (7 sets of 3 each). Two came up. Refund was quick.
Date published: 2017-07-14
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