Merlot Splash™ Canna hybrid ‘AM02’ intended
- Lush dark purple/bronze foliage
- Tropical, dense Canna
- Attractive coral pink flowers
Description: Merlot Splash™ Canna has lush dark purple/bronze foliage. It is set apart from other bronze Canna with a true tropical look, and splashes of large coral pink flowers, spring to autumn. Unlike others that start off sparse and leggy, Merlot Splash™ Canna is dense from early on. It has multiple stems that create an attractive plant, with a clumping habit. The Merlot Splash™ plant provides a colourful backdrop, or feature for any garden.
Size: 1.7m high x 2m wide.
Uses: Landscapes, gardens, feature planting, screening, large pots (40cm diameter or larger).
Position: Full sun to part shade. Tolerates most soil, prefers rich garden soil. Heat and humidity tolerant. Moderate drought and frost tolerance. Foliage will burn in severe frost, however will re-shoot in spring if established.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established, needs water in summer for best performance. Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended). Use slow release fertiliser in spring. Prune late winter 10-20cm above the ground (30-50cm for cold climates) and re-mulch if required.
Where it works: QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, NT, SA & WA.
Please note: Merlot Splash™ Canna currently only available in QLD from Greenstock Nurseries, PH: 07 3204 4522, E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Heights shown on the website are for general gardening conditions. In well maintained gardens, some plants will get taller.