Photo of Cannas (Canna): The Two Different Low Growing Red Plants In Your Pic

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Name: Marilyn
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Marilyn
Sep 14, 2016 2:08 AM CST
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What are they? The brighter red one looks like a salvia splendens (variety please) and what kind of plant and variety is the other?

How many plants of each variety is in this pic?

Thanks!

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jmorth
Sep 14, 2016 11:58 AM CST
The pic (expanded below) was taken while walking the dog (Plato) and is a block and a half from my house. I don't know who lives there but admire their front yard plants. I figured the salvia was all the same. When walking by there the next time I'll try for better pics.
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Name: Marilyn
Northern KY (Zone 6a)
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Marilyn
Sep 15, 2016 12:38 AM CST
I thought they were plants you were growing.

One of red varieties looks to be a bit taller than the other, so I don't think they're the same variety.

Wow! What a stunning sight to see and I'm sure the Hummers agree!
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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Sep 20, 2016 10:50 AM CST
My first thought was the taller ones might be Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
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