Just plain green

topsiebeezelbub(z7 Al)November 1, 2004

My expensive Stuttgart cannas are just plain green...I already had lots of green ones. Why didn't they get the variegation shown in the adverts? How dissappointing :-(

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cannafreak(z7 NY)

Did you plant them in full sun? If so that could be the reason from what I understand they should be in pt shade.

    Bookmark   November 3, 2004 at 7:18AM
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Boca_Joe(zone 7A)

sounds like a mislabeling. I have grown them for years in full sun/part sun and they always have been variagated for me.

Boca Joe

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   November 4, 2004 at 8:47AM
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topsiebeezelbub(z7 Al)

Joe, those are so gorgeous! I am so jealous!

    Bookmark   November 4, 2004 at 11:13PM
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carolxi(z6 Toronto ON)

Here is a photo of mine.

I put them in the shade because the sun burned them. They are varigated, but did not flower. Does it take more than a year before cannas flower? I just started these from rhisomes early this spring. Thx. Carolxi

    Bookmark   November 8, 2004 at 10:08PM
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