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Canna lilies

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Question: 648-4611
Can I leave out my Canna lilies through the winter? I have left them in prior years and it has gone down to the teens. George, Boaz, AL

Mort's Answer:
It is not advisable to leave these tropicals out in northern Alabama. You could eventually lose them to frosts. In zone 7b, where you are, recovery can be quick but I would not take the chance. Dig them out after the first frost and cut off the tops. Dry the roots in the sun and store them in a cool dry place for the winter. There are some absolutely beautiful new hybrids with various colored leaves.

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