The President Canna is a classic variety with long-lasting red-orange blooms standing above lush foliage. This variety has graced the White House Garden for years. From mid-summer through frost, watch for visiting hummingbirds, which adore the nectar-rich flowers. Large, lance-shaped foliage makes a bold impact in the garden. Plant in masses at the back of borders, or in containers to enhance outdoor living spaces. In most areas you'll need to dig up the tubers in fall and store them indoors. After frost kills back the foliage, dig the tubers and store them in a cool, dark, frost-free place.
Cannaceae x generalis 'The President', The President Canna
- Height: 3-5.' Spread: 2-3'. Red flowers in summer. Prefers full sun and regular watering. Deer resistant. Attracts pollinators.