Care of Yellow Cannas


Yellow Cannas are beautiful tropical flowers with large, yellow blooms. Yellow Cannas are popular because of their lush, canary yellow flowers with bright green contrasting leaves. Yellow Cannas are easy to grow and require very little maintenance. Caring for your Yellow Cannas flower is a simple process that does not require specialized horticulture or gardening skills.

Step 1

Ensure that your Yellow Cannas is placed in a sunny location in your garden.

Step 2

Fill a watering can with 1 1/2 cups room-temperature water.

Step 3

Shower the Yellow Cannas with water every three days to ensure soil is properly moist.

Step 4

Remove any dead or dried leaves on a weekly basis from your Yellow Cannas plant. You may dispose of dead leaves in a trash or compost bin.

Step 5

Place a trash bag over your Yellow Cannas when the temperature reaches 40 degrees. It is very important that you protect your Yellow Cannas from frost on cold winter nights.

Step 6

Add one cup of mulch to the area around your Yellow Cannas every two months to protect the plant by keeping nutrients and moisture in the soil.

Things You'll Need

  • Watering can
  • Water
  • Trash bag
  • Mulch


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