flavescens. Fragrant yellow-orange flowers. 120-200cm. These uncommon but useful plants can be treated like Cannas for summer bedding and in some areas are hardy. Plant in a rich soil, water and feed with a liquid manure copiously. If planted in pots or tubs, water several times daily. The foliage is attractive and many of the species are sweetly scented. If planted outdoors grow in a humus rich well-drained soil in a sunny sheltered position.
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