Ick! What worm is destroying my Canna??

Georgetown, SC(Zone 8a)

This little dwarf Canna bloomed beautifully this summer. It has just begun to rebloom but you can see in the photos what I found this morning. This worm had damaged it enough that entire inflo had dropped.
If it were up to me, this creature would be called the "Ick" worm because that's what I said when I found it, "ick!!".

I'd like to I.D. it so I can determine the best way to prevent this happening again.

Anyone know?
Many thanks :)

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East Texas, United States(Zone 8a)

you'll find answers here


Georgetown, SC(Zone 8a)

Ah - my first encounter with the infamous leaf roller. Thanks very much, Vossner!

East Texas, United States(Zone 8a)

I've grown canna for several years and 2012 was the first time I had to battle this pest. I used BT and one application was enough--maybe b/c I caught it early, don't know.

Georgetown, SC(Zone 8a)

Thanks. I'm off in search of BT today. :) Fingers crossed!

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