One of the largest flowered of the species type cannas. Found growing wild in marshlands southeast US.
Flaccida can be grown from seed. Large yellow tulip cupped flowers with a few light speckles. Green leaves.
Grows well as an aquatic canna.
The back of the flower
Reaching high for the sun
Ripening seedpods in a roadside bog in Pinellas County, Fl - Late September 2005
In a natural setting the seedpods dry and disintegrate allowing the ripe seeds to fall - Oldsmar, Florida August 2006