Canna Lily Tenerife
Canna Lily Tenerife
Height of the plant: 120 cm
Leaf colour: green
Flower colour: yellow with orange flecks
Flower diameter: 10-15 cm
The beautiful and eye-catching canna Tenerife is planted outdoors in early June. In nice sunny spots and places where it won't be exposed to strong gusts of wind or draughts. Tenerife can also be cultivated as a houseplant but it needs warmth and light - in shaded areas Tenerife will not flower.
Regular watering should be provided for full flowering and the soil should not be allowed to dry out. Before the onset of cold weather, dig up the rhizomes and store them in a well-ventilated dark room in sand or peat, drying out the roots beforehand.
|Price per package||€2,95|
|Subvarieties||Canna, Summer Flowering Bulb|
|Plant Height||100-120 cm|
|Hardiness Zone||Zone 7-8|
How to Plant
Guide and tips for planting canna lily bulbs
Choose the planting location: Canna bulbs prefer full sun and well-drained soil. Avoid planting in areas with standing water or where the soil remains soggy after rainfall.
Prepare the soil: Loosen the soil and remove any weeds or debris from the planting area. Amend the soil with compost or organic matter to improve the soil's fertility and drainage.
Plant the bulbs: Dig a hole that is about 8-12 cm deep and place the Canna bulb with the pointy end facing up. Space the bulbs about 36-48 cm apart.
Cover the bulbs: Cover the Canna bulbs with soil and gently press down to remove air pockets. Make sure the soil level is even with the surrounding soil.
Water the bulbs: Give the bulbs a thorough watering after planting to settle the soil around them. Canna bulbs prefer consistently moist soil, so water them regularly, but avoid over-watering as this can cause rot.
Mulch the area: Add a layer of organic mulch around the bulbs to help retain moisture and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the base of the bulbs to prevent rot.
Fertilize the plants: Canna plants are heavy feeders and require regular fertilization throughout the growing season. Apply a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks or use slow-release fertilizer at the time of planting.
Monitor the bulbs: Canna bulbs typically take about 2-3 weeks to sprout, so be patient. Once they sprout, water and fertilize regularly to encourage healthy growth. Canna plants can bloom in mid to late summer and may require occasional deadheading to promote continuous blooming.
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Canna Lily Tenerife