Hummingbird canna

wardw(z6 NJ)April 14, 2005

I need a couple of suggestions of hummingbird attracting cannas for the new Rancocas Nature Center hummingbird garden. My neighbors have a tall unnamed type that's hell on hummers, but the one at RNC needs to have a name. It would also be helpful if it was one that's fairly easy to find - most visiters aren't, shall we say, as 'unbalanced' as those of us who post messages on gardenwebs, who will go to almost any length to acquire something new and exotic.

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stephenNJ(z6NJ)

I highly Recommend Robert Kemp, Skyhawk,Omega,Coccinea or India Prince.All species type Cannas with spikey blooms.Hummers will nearly kill eachother over a large clump of Cannas.Enjoy the show.
~stephen

    Bookmark   April 14, 2005 at 9:30PM
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wardw(z6 NJ)

Thanks for the tips. I've noticed when my neighbors cannas are going full blast, it's hard to get the hummers interested in anything else, except possibly B&B Salvia.

    Bookmark   April 19, 2005 at 9:05AM
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