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Despite its name, Indian shot (Canna indica) is a flowering perennial plant native to Central and South America. It has been naturalized in other parts of the world and became a popular garden plant for its large decorative leaves, fiery red blooms, and the ease of cultivation. It is a traditional minor food crop for indigenous peoples of the Americas
Thine own maid-of-honor, the Goldenrod greets thee,
By brook-side and by-path, in orchard, meadow and lane,
Tall Canna lilies are flaunting their beauty –
All sweet in the sunshine, the dew and the rain.
— Mrs. J. H. Carnahan
The Indian shot has lush leaves and bright flowers. It has a long flowering period, blooming in the hot season with a few flowers that greatly enrich the color and transform the landscape for a season. They make the landscape outline clear, beautiful and natural. Although its leaves are vulnerable, new leaves grow again after being injured, and they soon resume their growth. They not o