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Canna Lily
Canna 'Aloha'

Family: Cannaceae (kan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Canna (KAN-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Aloha
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Category:

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Burgundy

Bronze-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Chandler, Arizona

Clarkesville, Georgia

Gilberts, Illinois

Mercer, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 23, 2002, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

One of the last in the Longwood Gardens canna breeding program.
A very pretty little dwarf, though not easily available.
Mine came from Longwood. Flower colour is kind of a hot flamingo orange.
The whole canna just sort of 'glows'.