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Canna 'Picasso' (Indian shot plant 'Picasso')

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Skill rating
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skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Canna 'Picasso'

Other names: Indian shot plant 'Picasso', Canna lily 'Picasso'

Genus: Canna Canna

Variety or Cultivar: 'Picasso' _ 'Picasso' is a dwarf but exotic looking perennial with large, mid green, paddle-shaped leaves and bright yellow flowers covered with red spots.


Canna 'Picasso' is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow, Red, Spotted in Summer; Yellow, Red, Spotted in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite Aphids , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite

Specific diseases: Canna viruses Canna viruses

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Canna 'Picasso' (Indian shot plant 'Picasso') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Containers, Sub-Tropical, Conservatory, Indoor

Cultivation: Plant in a sheltered, warm site and water often. In autumn, lift and store rhizomes in a frost-free place or, in mild gardens leave them in the ground but cover with dry mulch.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Canna 'Picasso'

Other names: Indian shot plant 'Picasso', Canna lily 'Picasso'

Genus: Canna Canna

Variety or Cultivar: 'Picasso' _ 'Picasso' is a dwarf but exotic looking perennial with large, mid green, paddle-shaped leaves and bright yellow flowers covered with red spots.


Canna 'Picasso' is: Deciduous

Flower: Yellow, Red, Spotted in Summer; Yellow, Red, Spotted in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Clump-forming, Erect

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Glasshouse red spider mite

Specific diseases: Canna viruses

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Canna 'Picasso' (Indian shot plant 'Picasso') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Containers, Sub-Tropical, Conservatory, Indoor

Cultivation: Plant in a sheltered, warm site and water often. In autumn, lift and store rhizomes in a frost-free place or, in mild gardens leave them in the ground but cover with dry mulch.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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