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serenity_now
Grand Blanc, MI
(Zone 5b)

May 22, 2007
10:29 AM

Post #3522703

I see some really stunning foliage on cannas that would make a great center piece for some front entry containers. Will they do OK getting only a few hours of morining sun? (Willing to live with out blooms - but want the foliage to hold up!)
Tropicanna
Clemmons, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 22, 2007
1:04 PM

Post #3522988

Cannas can be planted about anywhere! I have left rhizomes for dead in deep shade and total neglect-not only did they live, they are back this year! I know Phaison Tropicanna actually looks better in part sun-IMHO anyway. But you are right, you may not get flowers and the plants might not get as tall-but they will sure live. :)
serenity_now
Grand Blanc, MI
(Zone 5b)

May 23, 2007
2:44 PM

Post #3527026

Thanks! Then it's a done deal for this summer's containers!
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 24, 2007
8:56 PM

Post #3531975

I am hoping to find some bengal tigers to put into a container. I have a perfect part shade area I need them in. I have some in my flower beds but they have not grown enough to divide. Are they really slow growers or is it something I am not doing for them?

Tammie

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