Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Introducing Canna 'Malvern'

A medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, ovoid shaped, branching habit; half-round stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, burnt-red with a narrow gold margin, staminodes are large, edges ruffled, labellum is gold with a wide burnt-red margin, stamen is gold rayed with burnt-red, style is burnt-red, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning; 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.

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