Canna 'Louis Cottin'
Canna 'Louis Cottin'

Canna 'Louis Cottin'

Canna 'Louis Cottin'

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Description

A dwarf variety, Canna 'Louis Cotton' provides a different look for your garden. The unusual bronze-coloured leaves set off the peach and yellow flowers with their orange-red hearts to perfection. These plants will definitely be noticeable in your summer garden when Canna 'Louis Cotton' will bloom from summer through to the first frosts of winter. Louis Cotton only reaches a height of around a metre (39 inch) at most so remains compact and neat in a way taller cannas sometimes don’t. This plant requires well-drained soil and can thrive in either full sun or partial shade. Cannas can be planted close to ponds as they can tolerate certain amount of water, but should be moved to a drier place for the winter.

Gracy tells: Look at the leaves!
"Canna leaves are bold and famous for their tropical look. Most Canna Lily cultivars (like Canna 'Louis Cottin') have rich emerald-green leaves, but some have red to bronze leaves!"

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Low maintenance

  • Needs winter protection

  • Rodent resistant

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Canna 'Louis Cottin'

  • Flower colour

    Yellow, peach

  • Rhizome size

    1

  • Established height

    50-70cm

  • Established spread

    30-50cm

  • Plant spacing

    9 rhizomes per m2

  • Leaf colour

    Bronze

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1-2 years

  • Sunlight

    Full sun
    Partial shade

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Large containers
    Borders
    Gravel gardens
    Exotic gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining
    Boggy
    Damp

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost
    Loam-based compost
    Clay

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    Yes

  • Rabbit resistant

    Yes

  • Deer resistant

    Yes

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

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