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PlantFiles: 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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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall


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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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1 positive
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive smiln32 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!


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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