Canna x 'Australia' ('Feuerzauber')

Australia Canna Lily



Family: Cannaceae

Genus: Canna

Category: Perennial

Zones: 7b to 10

Size: To 5' tall

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Dark burgundy to black foliage holds color well. Red flowers in summer.


From Plant Delights: Thanks to canna guru Johnnie Johnson for sharing this coveted gem he obtained from New Zealand.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot at Plant Delights in June 2011 and planted it in the corner of the Around The Pool garden. It has performed well, the foliage is better looking than some of the other purple leafed ones I have tried.

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