TITLE

Canna vs. Calla

AUTHOR(S)
Hrycan, William
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Gardener (2293-1376);ITL9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the differences between canna lily and calla lily. It states that both the plants are mistakenly named due to their similarity to water calla (Calla palustris) and they are not lily or calla. It states that both canna lilies and calla lilies are tropical plants with the misnomer stuck, but canna lilies are related to bananas, while calla are native to Africa. It discusses considerations for growing both plants, winter care and propagation.
ACCESSION #
77940125

 

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