Canna Lily, Canna indica ‘Indian Rocket’ or ‘Tropicana’
Rhizomatous perennial with ovate, lance-shaped green leaves with yellow striations; flower is actually 3 petals and 3 sepals hidden under extravagant stamens; grows 3 – 5 ft.
Keep soil moist; remove spent blooms to promote flowering; fertilize monthly; bright sun
Divide rhizomes into sections leaving an “eye” on each part
The plant yields a fibre from the stem and serves as a jute substitute
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