Friday, 8 August 2008

Revisiting Canna 'Kronos'

A medium sized Italian Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; panicles of flowers are open, yellow with orange spots, staminodes are large, edges irregular, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer; seed is sterile, pollen is low fertile; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is average.

Introduced by C. Sprenger, Dammann & Co., Naples, Italy, EU. Featured in the 1908 outdoor trials at Wisley, without award.

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