Plant ID forum: Is this a type of species canna lily?

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Name: Lynn
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valleylynn
Aug 27, 2013 12:55 PM CST
I saw this at the Oregon Garden in Silverton, OR.
Grown in the water garden area, in a somewhat boggy area.




Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Aug 27, 2013 4:45 PM CST
It is a Canna, but without flowers present I can't say what species it may be.
Name: Jay
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Horntoad
Aug 27, 2013 4:56 PM CST
I think that is Thalia dealbata.
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Aug 27, 2013 6:37 PM CST
I'm going with Thalia dealbata too, and our database could use photo's as there are currently none there!

Check this page for photo's of leaves, blooms etc. http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=THDE
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Aug 27, 2013 7:57 PM CST
Hurray! That is it. It doesn't open into the big impressive blooms that the hybrids do. But oh so interesting when you come upon it in a garden.
Thank you so much Jay and Lin.
I will add them to the database. Thumbs up
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Aug 27, 2013 8:29 PM CST
One of the local Botanical Gardens uses them in demonstration ponds, to show how plants can be used to purify water.

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Aug 27, 2013 9:57 PM CST
Awesome photo Jay.
That is where I took the photos in my above post. It is a water treatment area in the Oregon Garden. They partner up with the city of Silverton on treating the cities waste water. It has been a great success.
Name: Tara
NE, Florida (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Aug 28, 2013 5:33 AM CST
Wow…That is exciting! I wasn't familiar with that! Hadn't heard of it! Learning something new every day!!! Love that!
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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valleylynn
Aug 28, 2013 12:52 PM CST
I agree
It sure is fun learning all this new stuff.

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