Monday, 25 August 2008

Revisiting Canna 'Député Hénon'

A medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; glaucous green foliage, oval shaped, white margin, branching habit; spikes of flowers are reflexed, self-coloured canary-yellow, staminodes are narrow, edges regular, labellum is canary-yellow with orange-yellow spots, stamen is canary-yellow, style is canary-yellow, petals green, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer; fertility unknown.

Introduced by Jean Sisly, amateur, gentleman gardener of Monplaisir, near Lyon, France, EU. in 1866.

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