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Canna 'Cleopatra'     


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'Cleopatra' is a Canna variety in the Canna lily genus with a scientific name of Canna. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Ferrari Red and   Canary yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a   La Salle Green and   Palatinate purple colour.

Flowers with red and yellow.

Red and yellow chimera. Color of the flower can be predicted by the color of the leaves; all green will be yellow with some red, green with purple streaks will have more red.1

From the 1960s.

Cleopatra grows as a Perennial and is a Flower. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Cleopatra is known for growing with a clump-forming habit to a height of approximately 81.28 cm (that's 2.64 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Be aware that Cleopatra Canna typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Cleopatra have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cleopatra

  • Partial Sun

  • High

Remove all solid green shoots to maintain the color pattern.3

Plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Cleopatra is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 8 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

Growing Cleopatra from seed

Transplanting Cleopatra

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Cleopatra is a tender plant.

Harvesting Cleopatra

Other Names for Canna 'Cleopatra'

Canna australis