Wednesday, 23 April 2008

Introducing Canna 'Alice McGuigan'

A tall Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, upright habit; round stems, coloured purple; panicles of flowers are reflexed, burnt-red rayed with apricot, throat apricot, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals purple, 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 purple; tillering is prolific. Introduced by Malcolm Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Worcester, England, EU in 2006.

Seedling from C. ‘Ingebourg’ x open.

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