Canna indica purpurea 6L

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Canna indica ‘Purpurea’ is a cultivar of the Canna indica species, commonly known as Indian shot or Canna lily

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Canna indica ‘Purpurea’ is a cultivar of the Canna indica species, commonly known as Indian shot or Canna lily. It is highly regarded for its striking and unique foliage, which sets it apart from the standard green-leaved Canna indica varieties. ‘Purpurea’ is known for its beautiful purple or bronze-toned leaves, making it a popular choice for adding a touch of exotic flair to gardens and landscapes.

Care of Canna indica purpurea:

Light: This plant thrives in full sunlight, but it can tolerate some partial shade. To maintain the vibrant color of its foliage, it is best to provide it with ample sunlight.

Temperature: This cultivar, like the standard Canna indica, is well-suited for warm and tropical climates. It is sensitive to frost and should be protected from freezing temperatures.

Watering: This plant has moderate water needs and prefers well-draining soil. Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during hot and dry periods.

Soil: The plant grows well in various soil types, including sandy or loamy soil. It prefers fertile soil enriched with organic matter.

Fertilization: Regular fertilization with a balanced, diluted liquid fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) can promote

Characteristics of Canna indica purpurea :

Foliage: The most notable feature of this plant is its stunning purple or bronze foliage. The leaves are large, broad, and paddle-shaped, similar to the standard Canna indica. However, in this cultivar, the leaves display rich purple or reddish-bronze coloration, adding a dramatic element to the plant even when it is not in bloom.

Flowers: Like other Canna  varieties, ‘this plant’ produces large and vibrant flowers in various colors, including shades of red, orange, yellow, and pink. The flowers emerge from tall stalks above the foliage, providing an eye-catching contrast against the striking purple leaves.

Growth Habit: ‘This plant’ has a rhizomatous growth habit, forming dense clumps of foliage and flowers. It can reach a height of 3 to 6 feet (about 1 to 2 meters), depending on the growing conditions.

Landscape Use of Canna indica purpurea:

‘Purpurea’ is primarily grown in gardens and landscapes for its stunning foliage.

It works exceptionally well as an accent plant or focal point in the garden, thanks to its striking purple leaves.

The vibrant color of the foliage makes it an attractive choice for mixed plantings with other tropical or contrasting plants.

Overall,  ‘Purpurea’ is a captivating and distinctive cultivar of the Canna indica species. With its rich purple or bronze foliage and eye-catching flowers, it adds a touch of elegance and drama to gardens and landscapes. Whether planted in containers or in the ground, this beautiful cultivar will undoubtedly make a bold statement in any outdoor space.



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Canna indica purpurea 6L
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