Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Regal Red'

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

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

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

This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

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

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Regional

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

Jersey City, New Jersey

Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey

Okatie, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 9, 2011, sueroderus from Bluffton, SC wrote:

This is a very striking canna with red stems and dark green leaves edged in red. The flowers are small and bright red. I grew this canna from seeds and it is hardy in my zone 8b garden.

Positive

On Aug 21, 2002, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

Large bright red spikey flowers are held high above pretty darker green leaves
with a red edge. Easy to grow and quite 'regal' looking.