Canna Indica Plant, also known as Indian shot, is a species of flowering plant in the family Cannaceae. It is native to tropical and subtropical regions of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. It is a perennial plant that grows to a height of 2–3 m (7–10 ft).
The leaves are large, up to 60 cm (24 in) long and 30 cm (12 in) wide, and are arranged in a spiral. The flowers are yellow or orange, and are borne in inflorescence that are up to 60 cm (24 in) long. The fruit is a dry, brown capsule that splits open to release the seeds.
The Canna indica plant has a number of benefits. It is used in traditional medicine for the treatment of a variety of ailments, including fever, diarrhoea, and dysentery. The leaves are also used as a poultice for wounds and burns. The plant is also used as an ornamental plant, and its flowers are used in garlands and leis.
When to water:
The Canna indica plant should be watered when the soil is dry to the touch.
The Canna indica plant has a long growing season, from spring to fall.
The Canna indica plant prefers warm temperatures and does not tolerate frost.
The Canna indica plant prefers well-drained, sandy soil.
The Canna indica plant prefers full sun to partial shade.