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Canna Lily 'Striped Beauty'

Canna x generalis

Family: Cannaceae (kan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Canna (KAN-uh) (Info)
Species: x generalis (jen-er-RAY-liss) (Info)
Cultivar: Striped Beauty
Additional cultivar information:(aka Bangkok, Minerva, Christ's Light)
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Tropicals and Tender Perennials


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)


15-18 in. (38-45 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:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly





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:


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


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

Arley, Alabama

Crestview, Florida

Deland, Florida

Trenton, Florida

Dacula, Georgia

Marietta, Georgia

Barbourville, Kentucky

Deridder, Louisiana

Pass Christian, Mississippi

Waynesboro, Mississippi

Lincoln, Nebraska

Angola, New York

Raleigh, North Carolina

Coal Center, Pennsylvania

Summerville, South Carolina

Fate, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

Jacksonville, Texas

La Vernia, Texas

Richmond, Texas

Kirkland, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Aug 21, 2016, vossner from Richmond, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Bought as "Minerva" from PD. Short canna with showy foliage and bright yellow blooms.


On Mar 20, 2008, Abutilon from Coal Center, PA (Zone 6a) wrote:

In the heat of summer 'Striped Beauty' will grow well in water situations as well as in the ground and in pots.
A very versatile and very pretty canna. White lines on the yellow petals meet to form a cross in the flower. Reddish throat and white pin striped green leaves. I like using it to contrast with my dark leafed cannas and with bedding plants.


On Jul 8, 2007, DebinSC from Georgetown, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

Very happy with this canna. It is in it's 2nd year and has multiplied substantially. Seems to have a pretty lengthy bloom cycle, too. Very tall, over 5'.


On Apr 27, 2007, Lhouselover from Arley, AL (Zone 7a) wrote:

I really LOVE this one and tried last year with a very small tuber from a friend but it didn't make it so I purchased another one this spring and hope that it does well for me. So far it has out grown the pot and I have put it in the ground.


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

I am adding this canna into a patch of red leaved 'australia's It should be a fabulous contrast.