Showy Tropicalismo Border with Canna and Dahlia

Holy Hot Combos! This perennial planting combination for full sun delivers the late summer heat! This tropicalismo-inspired quartet with its hotly-colored red, yellow and orange blooms of dahlia, crocosmia and salvia coupled with the bold, showy foliage of Tropicanna™ canna is well-suited for a border planting or would do great in a summer container. The overall vibe is tropical, exotic, and energizing.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun
Water Needs: Average

Design Considerations

Style: Container, Cottage, Northwest Eclectic, Tropical, Whimsical
Features: Varied Foliage, Texture, and Form, Fabulous Foliage, Flower Fest, Fragrance, Hot Vibrant Colors, Attracts Pollinator, Wildlife Friendly
Focus: Color Theme
Seasons of Interest: Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Fall

Care and Maintenance


Maintenance Level: medium

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