Thalia dealbata
WATER CANNA, POWDERY ALLIGATOR FLAG
Marantaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: usually boggy to aquatic

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Origins: USA, Mexico

Other Botanical Names: Thalia barbata

Other Common Names: Powdery Thalia, Blue Alligator Flag

 
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Thalia dealbata
WATER CANNA, POWDERY ALLIGATOR FLAG
Marantaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 9-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: usually boggy to aquatic

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: purple

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: grey-green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits contemporary & tropical designs

Uses: accents, soil binding, mass planting, large planter

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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