Canna 'Erebus'

Canna 'Erebus'

Photo/Illustration: 
Steve Silk
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(Canna 'Erebus')
KAN-ah
Genus:  Canna

Each of this plant's stunning lance-shaped leaves is the softest gray-green, edged subtly with a cream-colored pinstripe. These luminous 5-foot-tall plants are crowned with spires of delicate pink flowers with just a blush of salmon.

Care: 

Likes fertile soil, frequent feedings, and lots of water. Dig up in fall where not hardy.

Propagation: 

Divide rhizomes into pieces with prominent eyes.

Problems: 

Fairly pest free. Japanese beetles may be a problem.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Fast Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Medium to Wet
Maintenance
Moderate
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Attracts Hummingbirds,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Late Summer,
Summer
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point,
Suitable as Annual,
Waterside
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Tropicals

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