Indian shot

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Indian shot:

see cannacanna
[Lat.,=cane], any plant of the genus Canna, tropical and subtropical perennials, grown in temperate regions in parks and gardens for the large foliage and spikelike, usually red or yellow blossoms.
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The Indian shot to global fame after launching an audacious u300m (BD180m) takeover bid for English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers in August 2010.
Thai duo Kiradech Aphinbarnrat and Namchok Tantipokakul shot 70 and 72 respectively to lie two shots off the pace while Arjun Atwal is four strokes behind after the Indian shot a 69.
Other plants that can give you that wow factor include bergenia (Elephant Ears), acer palmatum hybrids, rheum palmatum (ornamental Rhubarb), cortaderia species (pampas grass), euphorbia species, yucca filamentosa (Adam's needle), kniphofia (red hot pokers), acanthus mollis (bear's breeches) and canna hybrids (Indian shot plant).
(1) Cannas, or Indian shot as they are also known, make superb tropical plants with their large and plentiful flowers in red, orange and yellow.

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