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chicachica Posts: 252

my canna flowered last year it was great this year plenty of leaves but no flowers,any ideas as to why

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  • figratfigrat Posts: 1,619
    Probably the rubbish weather. Are you growing them in containers?
  • sotongeoffsotongeoff Posts: 9,806

    Weather-they need a lot or warmth-better luck next yearimage

  • chicachica Posts: 252

    no they are in the ground facing west about ten stalks they grew to 3ft are still growing shall i dig them up do you think or leave them as i am new to growing them

  • sotongeoffsotongeoff Posts: 9,806

    These are tender plants -not hardy in the UK -they need lifting

  • chicachica Posts: 252

    ok thanks for the advice.will do

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,613

    There are a lot of cannas in the display beds on roundabouts in Norwich, they are blooming beautifully even this year, and look fantastic.  They will be taken in when the weather turns really cold and planted out again next summer, as usual.

    No-one knows if you've done your housework, but everyone knows if you've done your gardening !
  • chicachica Posts: 252

    yes i live near the sea and there are some fantastic one planted near the beach better luck next year i hope

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