Monday, 22 September 2008

Revisiting Canna 'City of Gloucester'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; oval stems, coloured green + purple; flowers are self-coloured pale pink, edges irregular, labellum is pink with yellow markings, stamen is pink with yellow markings, style is yellow with touches of pink, petals light-red, 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 white and pink.
Introduced by Martin Davis, Gloucester, England, EU. Synonym: C. 'Cog'

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