Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Pink Beauty'

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

Perennials

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 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

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Veined

Rubbery-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Pasadena, California

Deltona, Florida

Ocoee, Florida

Trenton, Florida

Braselton, Georgia

Ewing, Kentucky

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Cibolo, Texas

Fate, Texas

Roanoke, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 24, 2014, eolivas103 from Las Cruces, NM (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pink Beauty is one of my favorite Cannas. It blooms in the range of colors Flamingo Pink to Hot Pink. What I absolutely love about the bloom is very subtle streaks of white start appearing in the bloom after it matures a bit. This is my 3rd year of seeing bloom on this Canna. I did not see these streaks until last year. It is multiplying but slowly. Mine is about 30" tall. I grow it in part shade so that might be part of the reason it is not taller and also, I don't fertilize the Canna's much. It blooms for me in May. I have not seen Fall blooms on this one like I have seen on some of my Cannas. Update: I realized that it may not be the type of Canna that keeps it from blooming throughout the Summer as many of my other Canna's do but instead that it is shaded by Trees in mid-Summ... read more

Positive

On May 19, 2005, BUFFY690 from Prosperity, SC (Zone 7b) wrote:

This is a great canna