Plant Care Canna Lily
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Canna Lily

4.7 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Canna Lily has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Canna Lily has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Common Garden Canna and Canna 'Yellow King Humbert'

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.

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

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

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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.

Canna Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Canna Lily in your home 🏡.

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.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Canna Lily is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Propagation

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

What other plant parents say

Canna Lily has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 7
Canna Lily has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Canna Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Canna Lily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Canna Lily has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 2
Canna Lily has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Canna Lily has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Meagan avatar
@Meagan
leaf-1 29 Plants
xp 538 XP
globe Grapevine, Texas
09/05/2021

Loves humidity, light and water!

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Browns easily Browns easily
Isabelle avatar
@Isabelle
leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 31 XP
06/20/2021

Remember to water regularly! (When the soil doesn’t feel damp) And make sure it’s in the best place for the canna to be!

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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