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PlantFiles: Canna Lily
Canna x generalis 'Rosemond Coles'

Family: Cannaceae (kan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Canna (KAN-uh) (Info)
Species: x generalis (jen-er-RAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Rosemond Coles
Additional cultivar information: (aka Rosamond Coles, Rosemond Cole)

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8 members have or want this plant for trade.

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
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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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive lovelyiris On Mar 24, 2009, lovelyiris from Winnsboro, TX wrote:

One of my very favorite cannas that was given to me by another Dave's Gardener. Everyone should give it a chance in their gardens. It is an attention getter for sure.


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

Mesa, Arizona
Deltona, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Trenton, Florida
Evansville, Indiana
Ewing, Kentucky
Deridder, Louisiana
Waynesboro, Mississippi
Orchard Park, New York
Cleveland, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio
Cedar Park, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Winnsboro, Texas
Saint George, Utah

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