canna lily

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n canna lily plants grown for their large bright yellow to red flowers
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Usage

In literature:

And I suddenly thought for once in my life I shall have enough canna lilies.
"The Garden Party" by Katherine Mansfield
They might take up from the garden border such tender plants as dahlias, gladioli, and Canna lilies.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Ye canna paint the lily, or improve upon perfection.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
A few cannas and some lilies also came into bloom.
"Kashmir" by Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
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In news:

Elephant ears and canna lilies add a great tropical look to the garden with their broad and sometimes bright leaves, but Kansas winters are generally a little too much for them.
Tropical Salmon is compact canna lily.
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