Friday, 9 November 2007

Canna 'Droitwich'

New introduction

A small Crozy Group cultivar; dark green foliage, oblong shaped, branching habit; spikes of flowers are open, cardinal-red with a gold margin, throat gold with orange-red spots, staminodes are large, edges lightly frilled, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is average. Introduced by Malcolm Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Worcester, England, EU in 2007. Breeding Canna 'Mandy Robinson' x C. 'Tangerine'

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