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Canna, Semi-Dwarf ‘Cleopatra’

Cleopatra’ is a medium height plant. Most of the petals are yellow with red speckles but can be marked with solid red ranging from a streak to a full petal. This canna has dark green foliage with bronze-red variegation that can vary from a streak to a full leaf. Grows very well in water, too. A very beautiful old cultivar but, like its namesake, this canna has been known to do an about face; usually it is a green leafed plant having large yellow flowers with red spots but it often throws out a pure or part red flower as well as a leaf with broad maroon stripes.

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. 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.


# Description Qty per Unit Units Available Price/Unit
CA128BIN Canna, Semi-Dwarf 'Cleopatra' 25 out of stock $53.50
Retail-Ready Packages
FA125000 Flowerbulb Assortment 125 10 $305.00
CA300000 Canna Assortment 25 15 $81.25

Plant Details +

Bulb Type Rhizome
Size 2-5 eye
Height 3-4'
Spacing 12-18"
Hardiness Tender
Exposure Full sun
Foliage Dark green with bronze-red variegation
Flower Yellow with red
Bloomtime July - October

General Information +

Planting/Care Instructions +

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 3-4'. 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.

When to Plant Outdoors: Plant in spring, after the ground warms to about 50ยบ F.