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PlantFiles: 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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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


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

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

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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive eolivas103 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-Summer.

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

This is a great canna


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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