Rhizomatous, perennial, herb, 1-2.5 m high, a hybrid of horticultural origin. Fl. yellow, Nov to Dec or Jan to Mar. Black mud/sand, loam. Wet areas.
Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Perth, Pindanland, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Bayswater, Broome, Dardanup, Gingin, Manjimup, Perth, Stirling.
Alternative Names. Canna, Indian Shot, Common Garden Canna.
General Biology. Growth form. Herb. Life form. Perennial. Reproduction. Rhizome, possibly seed. Dispersal. Soil, birds, garden refuse, plantings.
Notes. Prefers rich, fertile soils. Of hybrid origin.
Additional information. Origin. Tropical America. History of use/introduction. Ornamental.
Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull small infestations. Otherwise, cut stems to ground level and paint using 10% glyphosate. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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