The “Banana Canna” is one of the oldest and most impressive of all. Introduced from Peru in 1858 by Monsieur Année, godfather of cannas, it’s an architectural giant
, 8-12 feet tall with big, green, maroon-edged leaves and tiny, late, red flowers. Thanks to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for helping us get it back into gardens! Missouri-grown. Last offered in spring 2010. Learn more. Available elsewhere.