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Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Pink Sunburst'

Family: Cannaceae (kan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Canna (KAN-uh) (Info)
Species: x generalis (jen-er-RAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Sunburst
Additional cultivar information:(aka Technicolor, Pringle Bay)
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Tropicals and Tender Perennials


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


12-15 in. (30-38 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)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly


Grown for foliage






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)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us


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

Mesa, Arizona

Canoga Park, California

San Leandro, California

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Silver Spring, Maryland

Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Roswell, New Mexico

Jacksonville, North Carolina

Hartsville, South Carolina

Copperas Cove, Texas

Richmond, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Apr 9, 2013, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

The pink pin stripes in the foliage make this plant remarkable and very showy. I grow it b/c of foliage, not flower. It grows to 24" in our garden and it does get sunburned but I don't think any more or less sunburned than other cannas in summertime. I trim it in late Sep and in one month it is full grown and beautiful until the first frost in Dec.


On Dec 6, 2011, Sandwichkatexan from Copperas Cove, TX wrote:

Burns quite easy in full Texas sun , had to move it to partially shaded location at the sacrifice of flowers however it is a beautiful foliage plant also .


On Apr 30, 2010, boondoggle from Poplar Bluff, MO wrote:

I ordered this plant from Aloha Tropicals... Great tubers... sprouted in days and are growing like weeds. I highly recommend this nursery. You get what you pay for. I have tried the cheap source... Royal Dutch..... and my tubers were liquified when I got them. I am still waitinfg for the promised replacements... $75.00 down the drain.

These are beautiful cannas.
Shirley stoll