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Canna ‘Striata’

 

Canna, Indian Shot Plant

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassZingiberidaeGingers and related plants
OrderZingiberalesginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others
FamilyCannaceae
GenusCanna
Cultivar‘Striata’

About plant names...

This cultivated canna lily is not found in the wild. ‘Striata’ refers to the variegated pattern of its leaves.

Identification: These cannas are 4-6' (1.2-1.8 m) high and 18-48" (45-121 cm) around. with deep red-purple stems. Flowers have five petals, and are red, yellow, orange, pink or salmon. They appear from July to September. Leaves are striped with yellow in a pattern that follows the prominent side veins.

Online References:

Canna ‘Striata’ at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Canna ‘Striata’ on www.rightplants4me.co.uk

Canna ‘Striata’ on www.digthedirt.com

Canna ‘Striata’ (Canna, Indian Shot Plant)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 14 × 16" (34 × 40 cm)

Canna ‘Striata’ (Canna, Indian Shot Plant)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm) ID is uncertain

Canna ‘Striata’ (Canna, Indian Shot Plant)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 8 × 12" (20 × 31 cm)

Canna ‘Striata’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Canna ‘Striata’ (Canna, Indian Shot Plant)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Canna ‘Striata’ (Canna, Indian Shot Plant)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 16 × 24" (41 × 62 cm)

Canna ‘Striata’ (Canna, Indian Shot Plant)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 14 × 21" (34 × 52 cm) ID is uncertain

Range: Zones 7-10:

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