(Award of Garden Merit)
Originating from S. America and Asia
Also goes under a number of synonyms such as 'Malawiensis', 'Variegata' and 'Pretoria'. Another of the 'show-off' cannas with large, green leaves with bright yellow variegation on pink/purple stems. Huge racemes of gladiolus-like bright orange flowers from mid-summer until the onset of frost. A source of inspiration for many a photographer.
Grow in rich, fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun/part shade.