Plant Care Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily

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About Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Tropicanna Canna Lily likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Canna indica 'Tropicanna'

How to care for Tropicanna Canna Lily


How often to water your Tropicanna Canna Lily

Water needs for Tropicanna Canna Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 Tropicanna Canna Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Tropicanna Canna Lily in your home

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

Tropicanna 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.

Tropicanna Canna Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Tropicanna Canna Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Tropicanna 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 Tropicanna Canna Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

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It loves the sun and is an extremely fast grower!

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