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PlantFiles: Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Firebird'

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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: Firebird

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6 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

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

Foliage:
Blue-Green

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

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:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive sedum37 On Oct 23, 2006, sedum37 from Westford, MA (Zone 5b) wrote:

What a great canna! Bright red flowers grew nicely in a 3 gallon container. Many flowers over the summer, fast grower as the rhizome has quadrupled in size now that I have lifted it for winter storage.

Positive Abutilon On Mar 9, 2003, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

I like this canna much for its colour and versatility.
Bright and lovely in the landscape. Lovely in the water gardens.

Regional...

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

Oldsmar, Florida
Ewing, Kentucky
Deridder, Louisiana
Flat Rock, North Carolina
Portland, Oregon



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