Plant Care Canna Lily

Canna Lily

Also known as

canna-lily and common garden canna

Taxonomy

Canna generalis
Canna
Cannaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Canna Lily

Water

How often to water your Canna Lily

Water needs for Canna Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Canna Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Canna Lily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Canna Lily in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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Growing Canna Lily in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Canna Lily in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

October 2nd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Canna Lily in Columbia, South Carolina

Sunlight will decrease by 24.6% ☀️

September 27th, 2022

Columbia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Columbia is expected to decrease by 24.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.5 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Finding light for Canna Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Canna Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Canna Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Canna Lily thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Canna Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Canna Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Canna Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Canna Lily

Canna Lily

Canna Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Columbia, South Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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