Thursday, 6 November 2008

New this year: Canna 'Dreamland'

A small Premier Group cultivar; dark green foliage, ovoid shaped, spreading habit; spikes of flowers are cupped, apricot and peach, staminodes are large, edges irregular, labellum is apricot and peach, petals red, fully self-cleaning, outstanding bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink; tillering is average. All of the stamanodes and labellum are edged with a fine ivory margin, adding the final touch to this delicate dream.

Introduced by Malcolm Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Worcester, England, EU in 2007. Breeding is Canna 'Theresa Blakey' x open

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