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Lilies, Canna

I like lilies. They seem easy to grow, which is good for someone like me. Most of mine came from Lowes' or Sam's annual half-price bulb sales. I love a good plant bargain.

'Bangkok'

Canna x generalis 'Bangkok' - medium

Deep red buds open to bright yellow flowers each with a white stripe to the petal giving the effect of a cross to the flower. Foliage is striated white on green. Excellent in-ground or as a water canna. Various AKA's are Yellow Bangkok, Striped Beauty, Minerva, Christ's Light and Nirvana. This wonderful variegated canna grows three feet tall and is a vigorous multiplier. It is one of the oldest, most reliable of the variegated cannas. This is one of the most dependable varieties for water gardening. This canna begins blooming in May.

(Planted in pot)

 

'Crimson Beauty'

Canna x generalis 'Crimson Beauty' - dwarf

Crimson blooms on green foliage with faint yellow streak emanating from the throat. Prolific bloomer. William Pfitzer of Stuttgart, Germany began hybridizing cannas in the late 1800's. This group was dwarf, vigorous and grew in a wide range of conditions. These cannas reached the US in the early 1950's and began to replace and supplement the tall growing varieties in many of today's landscape needs. These cannas begin blooming in April.

(Planted behind pond & hot tub)

2' H x 1.5' W / Crimson red / Dark green foliage / Full sun
 

'Futurity Rose'

  Canna x generalis 'Futurity Rose' - dwarf

Burgundy foliage topped with large coral and rose blooms. This canna begins blooming in May.

(Planted behind pond & hot tub)

 

'Jivago Orange'

  Canna x generalis 'Jivago Orange' - medium

Blue-green foliage topped with yellow-throated, pale orange blooms. This canna begins blooming in May.

(Planted behind outdoor kitchen)

 

'Perkeo'

  Canna x generalis 'Perkeo' - medium

White=striped green foliage topped with magenta pink blooms. This canna begins blooming in May.

(Planted behind outdoor kitchen)

 

'Picasso'

Canna x generalis 'Picasso' - medium

 

(Planted in pot)

 

'Pink Beauty' or is it 'Orchid'?

Canna x generalis 'Pink Beauty' or is it 'Orchid'? - medium

Very large bright pink flowers with faint orange/yellow centers and a thin white edge. Broad pale green leaves. Begins blooming in June.

(Planted behind pond)

 

'President'

Canna x generalis 'President' - medium

Very large bright scarlet red flowers with faint yellow in the red areas and a thin yellow edge. Broad pale green leaves. This canna begins blooming in May.

(Planted behind hot tub)

 

'Primrose Yellow'

  Canna x generalis 'Primrose Yellow' - dwarf

Blue-green foliage topped with soft yellow blooms. This canna begins blooming in May.

(Planted behind hot tub & outdoor kitchen)

 

'Tropicanna or Phasion or Durban'

Canna x generalis 'Tropicanna or Phassion or Durban' (patent #10569 by Anthony Tesselaar) - tall

Orange flowers and brilliantly colored purple, white and green foliage.

(Planted in pot)

5 H x 2 W / Yellow w/ red-orange spotting / Dark green foliage / Full sun

 

'Yellow King Humbert'

Canna x generalis 'Yellow King Humbert' - tall

Large yellow flowers with red-orange spots and green foliage. This canna begins blooming in April.

(Planted behind pond)

5 H x 2 W / Yellow w/ red-orange spotting / Dark green foliage / Full sun