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Canna 'Kreta' (Island Series)

 

Canna 'Kreta'

Canna lily 'Kreta' produces rich red blooms and large pale-green leaves and striking red blooms throughout the Summer into the Autumn season.

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plant Features
  • Canna Kreta likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Canna Kreta likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Canna Kreta is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Canna Kreta likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Canna 'Kreta'

Latin name

Canna 'Kreta' (Island Series)

type

Rhizomatous perennial

family

Cannaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Canna Kreta likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Canna Kreta is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    Canna Kreta likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Canna Kreta likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Canna Kreta is 0.45meters x 2.00meters 0.45 M 2.00 M

Canna 'Kreta' (Island Series)

Canna lily 'Kreta' produces rich red blooms and large pale-green leaves and striking red blooms throughout the Summer into the Autumn season.


Propagation

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Propagate by division when lifting and replant when ready in spring

 

Planting in Spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

In early Spring fill largish pots with compost to start them off, cover them with the compost but if there are any shoots leave them exposed. Water sparingly and leave in a warmish place. Harden them off by placing them in a greenhouse in mid spring before planting out after the risk of frost has passed. .

 
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