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Canna x generalis 'Constitution'

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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: Constitution

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Category:
Perennials
Ponds and Aquatics
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Pink
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Dark/Black

Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Very high moisture needs; suitable for bogs and water gardens
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive brical1 On Jan 5, 2010, brical1 from Inland S.E QLD
Australia wrote:

Lovely soft pastel pink shading to a creamy mottled pink which can vary at different times of the year. The foliage adds a wonderful foil to the blooms. A great Canna to have in the garden or in large pots or tubs.One of my Pink favourites.

Positive Abutilon On Jun 17, 2002, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

A very lovely canna resulting from the Longwood Gardens canna breeding program. 'Constitution' has large overlapping pale pink petals with a notch to the end. Foliage is chocolately brown. Delicate and beautiful, this one is well recommended.

Regional...

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

Rock Hill, South Carolina



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