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August Deliveries

There may be some delays in deliveries during August due to hot weather etc. but please order as normal and we will give you a likely delivery date, and hopefully get your plants to you as quickly as we can. If you can come and collect it saves you the delivery charge PLUS we will refund you 10% off when you visit.

20% off Hardy Shrubs
20% off Exotic, half-hardy plants and succulents

Canna brasiliensis

Common Name: Indian Shot
Plant Family: Cannaceae
Plant Type: Tender Perennial


A compact species of Canna with sage green leaves and small vivid red and orange flowers over a long period in summer.  Ideal for growing in pots as part of an jungle/ exotic scheme. Move into a greenhouse for protection over winter. May survive outdoors in very mild gardens with a very thick mulch

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Canna  brasiliensis
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  9 cm
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Position/Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Flower Colour:  Orange
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive

Availability:  

<b>Currently being propagated, please enquire </b>  

Currently being propagated, please enquire

Price:  £5.20
List Price:  £6.50
Saving Of:  £1.30 (20%)

20% off exotics, half hardy and succulents!


Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.