How to use cannas in borders

Discover how to add vibrant shots of colour and lush foliage to your borders by planting cannas, in this quick video clip.

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Discover how to use cannas in a border, in this short video from Gardeners’ World. Ideal for a hot-themed or tropical border, cannas have large vibrant flowers and dramatic lush foliage, as you’ll see in this video clip. Taking inspiration from the late Christopher Lloyd’s borders at Great Dixter, Monty Don plants Canna ‘Durban’ in his Jewel Garden, offering tips on how to prepare the soil and what conditions they need. Watch now, then give it a try.

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