Yes, you can grow cannas in England! These are strong plants with amazing summer presence. They love especially to grow in moist soils or the edge of ponds.
Tropicanna - Each leaf is variously striped in green, purple, orange and pink with fancy orange blooms. Supplied in a 5 litre pot.
Flowers June-September. Height 1-1.5m (3'3"-5'); spread 70-80cm (28-32").