Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Intrigue'

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

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 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:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Variegated

Silver/Gray

Burgundy

Veined

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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Propagation Methods:

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

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Scarify seed before sowing

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:

Mesa, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

Canoga Park, California

Fresno, California

Vinton, Louisiana

West Monroe, Louisiana

Detroit, Michigan

Lincoln, Nebraska

Roswell, New Mexico

Clemmons, North Carolina

Cincinnati, Ohio

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Lake Jackson, Texas

Quinlan, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

Springtown, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 31, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Blooms better in a sunny location. Mine get part sun and are growing well, but not blooming as much as they did before I moved them. They multiply very fast. The dark foliage is striking against the salmon colored flower. I love this one!