180 (220)cm, Broad Leafed Hardy Water Canna is a hardy aquatic perennial with most ornamental, tropical looking, tall and broad banana-like leaves and very tall racemes with lax clusters of dark violet flowers. This form has broader leaves on taller stalks and whitish powered flower racemes with losely branching flower clusters in comparison to the narrow-leafed form. It is native of wetlands and swamps in southeastern USA. For any humus rich soil in shallow water in a sunny spot. Excellent for the border of a pond. VI-IX.