Watergarden Paradise

Aquatic Nursery

Aquatic Cannas

Canna glauca and hybrids (Aquatic Cannas) are true water cannas with some hybrids bred at Longwood Gardens (USA) and a few soon to be release cultivars bred locally at our nursery. These cannas have long spear-like shield shaped leaves and unusual butterfly shaped flowers. Other Cannas include Canna flaccida & Canna stuttgart that withstands waterlogged conditions. Should be planted in pots with at least 200mm in diameter and placed 5cms - 20cms below the water surface. Will grow up to a height between 4 to 6 ft tall. Sold in forms of rhizomes. Great as a stand alone plant in any water garden features. Dispatch anytime of the year unless specified.

Planting instructions is available for download here. Don't forget to include fertiliser tablets in your plantings.


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Canna 'Paton'

Canna 'Paton' (Aquatic Canna)
NEW! Attractive bright yellow flowers with orange-red throat. Narrow bluish-green shield shaped leaves. One of our favourite imports. Rare. Available in limited numbers only.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Canna glauca 'Cotton Candy'

Canna glauca 'Cotton Candy' (Aquatic Canna)
NEW! Exclusive to our nursery! Beautiful clear pink petals with yellow mottling towards the throat of the blooms. Distinctive wide dusty bluish-green shield shaped leaves. Another Australian bred Canna glauca variety. This variety is slower to clump up than others. Excellent for landscapes.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Canna glauca 'Endeavor'

Canna glauca 'Endeavor' (Longwood Aquatic Canna)
Attractive bright red flowers. Bluish-green shield shaped leaves edged with a thin purple margin. A hybrid from Longwood Gardens, USA.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $15.00 each

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Canna glauca 'Erebus'

Canna glauca 'Erebus' (Longwood Aquatic Canna)
Beautiful soft salmon pink flowers. Bluish-green shield shaped leaves edged with a thin translucent white margin. A hybrid from Longwood Gardens, USA.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $14.00 each

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Canna glauca 'Fuchsia Fantasy'

Canna glauca 'Fuchsia Fantasy' (Aquatic Canna)
An attractive & unique hybrid with unusual colours. Within the same plant, the flowers can be of intense fuchsia pink or bright orange-red colours. Beautiful bluish-green shield shaped leaves edged with a thin faint white margin. The first Australian Canna glauca hybrid that has been bred at our nursery. A very popular variety.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $20.00 each

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Canna glauca 'Peach Sensation'

Canna glauca 'Peach Sensation' (Aquatic Canna)
NEW! Exclusive to our nursery! A beautiful hybrid with soft peach-orange coloured blooms fading to light pink with age. Large narrow bluish-green shield shaped leaves. Another Australian bred Canna glauca variety. Excellent for the softer colour landscapes.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

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Canna glauca 'Ra'

Canna glauca 'Ra' (Longwood Aquatic Canna)
Intense yellow flowers. Bluish-green shield shaped leaves edged with a thin creamy white margin. A hybrid from Longwood Gardens, USA.
Tolerant of tropical climate  Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate  Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost  Full Sun  Part Sun & Part Shade  Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens  Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams

AUD $16.50 each

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Code explanations:

Tolerant of cold temperate climate = Tolerant of cold temperate climate
Tolerant of tropical climate = Tolerant of tropical climate
Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate = Tolerant of temperate & sub-tropical climate
Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost = Frost Sensitive - may not survive in climate subjected to frost
Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight = Full Shade or Indirect Sunlight
Full Sun = Full Sun
Part Sun & Part Shade = Part Sun & Part Shade
Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features = Small growing - Suitable for small size water gardens or tub style water features
Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens = Medium growing - Suitable for medium size water gardens
Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams = Large growing - Suitable for large size water gardens or naturalizing in dams
Great as cut flowers = Great as cut flowers
Native to Australia = Native to Australia