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bwilliams
Louisville, KY

July 3, 2011
11:42 PM

Post #8670907

One of my new hybrid cannas called Bird of Paradise. Tall growers long narrow foliage with a blue gray color and purple veins. Grows tall 6 to 8 feet with medium size bright pink flowers.

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biscombe
Orgiva, Granada
Spain

July 3, 2011
11:47 PM

Post #8670911

WOW!! where did you buy it? Would love to see a picture of the flowers when it blooms
bwilliams
Louisville, KY

July 4, 2011
7:58 AM

Post #8671415

Here is a picture of the flowers. I breed the plant and only a few places are offering them now. Hopefully more will be soon.

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MerryMary
Ocoee (W. Orlando), FL
(Zone 9b)

July 4, 2011
9:21 AM

Post #8671580

Wow Brian, congratulations on another addition to your family! The bright dark pinks are absolutely beautiful...added with that leaf color is striking!
biscombe
Orgiva, Granada
Spain

July 4, 2011
12:05 PM

Post #8671829

Just lovely! well done
Lilyofthenight
Victoria, TX
(Zone 9a)

July 4, 2011
12:14 PM

Post #8671839

Very pretty indeed. delicate flowering...sweet!
bwilliams
Louisville, KY

July 4, 2011
7:42 PM

Post #8672719

Here was a pic of Bird of Paradise and intrigue behind it to show the contrast.

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Lilyofthenight
Victoria, TX
(Zone 9a)

July 4, 2011
8:02 PM

Post #8672750

Very beautiful... they look great together. I just acquired Intrigue and I love it.
plantsforpeg
Ventress, LA
(Zone 8b)

July 6, 2011
6:48 PM

Post #8677059

Nice!!!!!!!!! What 2 cannas did you cross breed to get this one?
bwilliams
Louisville, KY

July 6, 2011
9:45 PM

Post #8677412

Both hybrids are not named but Intrigue was parents to both of them.

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morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

July 6, 2011
9:55 PM

Post #8677422

What a beautiful Canna. Sigh...now I'm going to want one...sigh!

plantsforpeg
Ventress, LA
(Zone 8b)

July 7, 2011
6:12 AM

Post #8677794

How interesting. I have never tried cross polination yet, but am tempted to do it.
jlj072174
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 8a)

July 7, 2011
4:41 PM

Post #8678985

Beautiful!
MerryMary
Ocoee (W. Orlando), FL
(Zone 9b)

September 1, 2011
8:29 AM

Post #8788460

Brian...my BOP canna is just about to bloom, I'm so excited! The Maui Punch was beautiful!
BLOSSOMBUDDY

(Zone 5a)

November 22, 2011
1:22 PM

Post #8901689

Very nice!! Would love to have that one! Im lookign for a white and green varigated canna.. have no clue as to the color of flower.. does not matter.. im just lookign for the leaves.. anyone have it?

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