Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Introducing Canna 'Alfred Young'

A medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; triangular stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured redcurrant, staminodes are medium size, edges frilled, petals red, fully self-cleaning, good 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 2006. Seedling from C. ‘Jessie Dalebö’ x open.

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