Plant Type: Water Gardening
Tropical plant with striking deep purple foliage. Large purple leaves add contrast and boldness to the pond or wet area. Rapid grower.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Likes to be planted or set where rich organic matter is in excess. A stream between ponds works well. Plant likes an abundance of fertilizer.
Taro's send runners, which can be cut and transplanted for the purpose of holding over through the winter. Plant does need to be wintered indoors as it is a tropical in this region.
Plant is well worth the expense as the foliage is very rewarding.
Variegated Canna, Caladium-dwarf
Characteristics & Attributes
Foliage interest, Border of bed, Bog or water garden