Canna indica is a perennial herb with rhizomes, up to
3 m tall. Leaves are simple, ovate-elliptic, up to 1 m long.
Inflorescences are in terminal racemes. Flowers in various
colors; orange, reddish-yellow. Fruits are ovoid in 2 lobbed.
Flowering in August – October. This plant can be propagated
by rhizome and seed.