Sunday, 21 September 2008

Revisiting Canna 'Childsii'

A small Crozy Group cultivar; light green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; spikes of flowers are open, yellow with crimson blotches, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals red, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average.

Introduced by Childs Nursery in 1895, and originally marketed as "The Tiger Canna".

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