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Hummingbird canna

Posted by wardw z6 NJ (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 14, 05 at 9:31

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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RE: Hummingbird canna

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.

RE: Hummingbird canna

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.

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