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 Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Growing Canna Lily in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Canna Lily in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently very low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Canna Lily in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will decrease by 22.6% ☀️

December 8th, 2022

Louisville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to decrease by 22.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.4 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Canna Lily in Louisville, Kentucky

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Louisville is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of da…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Canna Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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.

When to repot Canna Lily

Nutrient needs for plant Canna Lily in Louisville, Kentucky

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 4th, 2022

The growing potential in Louisville is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best …

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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 Louisville, Kentucky, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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