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Golden canna, Bandana-of-the-everglades Canna flaccida
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
General Landscape Uses:
Water gardens and along pond and lake edges.
Ecological Restoration Notes: A somewhat rare understory element of swamps and marshes.
Description: Large herb with large leaves and bright yellow flowers.
Dimensions: Typically 4-6 feet in height. Individual stems are taller than broad, but clusters of plants may form a mass.
Growth Rate: Fast.
Southeastern United States west to Texas and south to Miami-Dade County and the Monroe County mainland. Not documented on barrier islands in southeastern Florida, but possibly historically present; it grows well at Pan’s Garden in Palm Beach.