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Tag Archives: cannas

The English Garden

Dec

28

Thumbing through pictures of the Gardens from the 1920s and 30s, it’s easy to see, even in sepia tones, their stunning beauty. Brimming with hundreds of blooms from daylilies, peonies, iris, cannas, and roses, it was a spectacular sight. Petunias, snapdragons, and candytuft blossomed while white clematis, red passion flowers, and Japanese and Chinese wisteria perfumed the air.

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What’s Blooming? – Canna Lilies

Jun

09

The canna, or canna lily, is a tropical plant with large, attractive foliage, and serves as a large-flowered and bright garden plant. In addition, it is one of the world’s richest starch sources, and the name canna originates from the Celtic word for a cane or reed. Cannas are a tropical plant, but prefer temperate […]

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