Green Lane, PA
Canna Lilies On Black With Blue
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Although not a true lily, the canna plant is commonly called "lily". They gained world wide favor in Victorian gardens and at the turn of the century there were over 500 cultivars; many are now extinct. Their popularity has seen a resurgence, and new cultivars are rapidly coming to market. The canna is agriculturally important both as fodder for livestock and as a food plant (the starchy rhizome) for people. The plant fibers are used to make rope; the seeds are used for jewelry and rattles. Cannas like well-drained soil and lots of sunshine.
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September 30th, 2011
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