Canna Lilies
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Cannon plant not flowering

Zone Lexington ,Nebraska 68850 | cmmclain added on August 6, 2019 | Answered

Hi I have had my cannons for five years in a big pot and the first year no flowers took them out and and put them back in next year and have keeper them in plenty of leaves and looks great but no flowers at all so unhappy can you help email address is cmmclain@msn.com I don't get on here love in a place can't plant in the gr ound! God bless you! Michelle

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BushDoctor
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Answered on August 7, 2019

I will assume you mean Canna plants.

This sounds, to me, like the soil may be too rich in nitrogen. This will cause plenty of leaf growth at the expense of flowering.

You can add phosphorus and potassium to help flowering, or purchase a soil that is high in phosphorus in potassium and low in nitrogen.

This article will help you to care for Cannas in container: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/bulbs/canna/planting-cannas-in-pots.htm

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