Canna 'Whithelm Pride' is the pride of everyone who grows it. It is a spectacular Canna producing clusters of cotton candy pink blossoms that are showcased by handsome dark-edged and veined foliage. A useful Semi-Dwarf height Canna with green attractive foliage. The leaves are so lush and tropical and it's decorative early on. These blooms will brighten the garden from midsummer to frost. Plants grow 4 feet tall, perfect for use in borders or beds. These plants originate from the rain forests of South America and Asia, although they also feel comfortable in the USA, as long as the rhizomes are kept frost-free in winter. The intensely colored flowers are excellent garden subjects and bring a tropical ambience to patios and decking. They prefer a sunny position.
Cannas bring a touch of the tropics to wherever they are planted. These exotic looking plants are indispensable for a splendid summer border bursting with drama. Their size, bright, showy flowers and foliage patterns ensure that your Cannas will stand out. Large, exotic looking plants with beautiful flowers and decorative foliage. Makes a great centerpiece in bedding schemes and large containers. As soon as a stalk has finished blooming, remove it and a new one will take its place. If faded flowers are not removed, seeds will form and flowering will cease.
Foliage: Green w/Dark Edges • Flower: Pink • Exposure: Full Sun
When to Plant Outdoors: Plant in the spring, after the ground warms to about 50º F.
Easy to grow
1. Dig a hole 2-4" deep.
2. Place rhizome in hole.
3. Cover with soil and water thoroughly.
Planting instructions: Cannas thrive in sunlight, heat and humidity. Give Cannas plenty of water during the growing season. Space plants 12-18" apart. Plant heights 4'. Canna should be lifted before the first frost of fall in areas where the ground freezes. Dig, dry-off then place rhizomes in a well ventilated frost-free place for the winter.