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PlantFiles: Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Aida'

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Family: Cannaceae (kan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Canna (KAN-uh) (Info)
Species: x generalis (jen-er-RAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Aida

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Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 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:
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Abutilon On Feb 16, 2003, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

One of the original 'Opera Series' cannas developed by Howard and Smith Nursery.
Large flowers opening salmon rose fading pale salmon large green leaves. Always lovely,
but blooms especially well for me September when the hot summer temperatures cool.

Regional...

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

Ewing, Kentucky



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