In nature, Canna lilies grow in Central and South America. The flowers are large or small and slender and available in the colours yellow, pink, orange and red, or variations thereof. The leaves of Canna lilies offer additional ornamental value with their colours. They come with green, red or variegated leaves.
The canna lily plant is a flamboyant summer flowering plant with a bold look. The plant grows from thick, fleshy bulbs. Canna is a genus in the banana family called Cannaceae.
Canna lily plants like moisture. Water them well but make sure to plant the roots in well-drained soil. Soggy soil can rot roots quickly. Apply mulch to retain moisture in dry areas.