Definition of canna
: any of a genus (Canna of the family Cannaceae) of tropical herbs with simple stems, large leaves, and a terminal raceme of irregular flowers
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Bulbs-type plants: Achimenes, African iris, agapanthus, amaryllis, blackberry lily, bulbine, caladiums, canna, crinum, crocosmia, day lily, eucharis lily, gladiolus, gloriosa lily, peacock ginger, society garlic, rain lily and walking iris.
Bulbs: Achimenes, agapanthus, blood lilies, bulbine, caladiums, calla lilies, cannas, crinums, day lilies, eucharis lily, gladiolus, gloriosa lilies, peacock ginger, society garlic, spider lilies and rain lilies.
Nigella Lawson’s brownie was delicious, but too mild to counter the weedy taste of canna-butter.
Together, these canna-businesses owe nearly $12.2 million, with the first three dispensaries alone racking up nearly $5 million in debt.
A few more tips from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden: ▪ Build a hot-themed bed with just three plants: coleus, crotons and cannas.
Plant summer blooming bulbs including cannas, callas, caladiums, dahlias, gladiolus, lilies, tuberose, tuberous begonia, Nerine, Tigridia pavonia and Watsonia.
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