Wednesday, 19 November 2008

Revisiting Canna 'Verdi'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; bronze foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; panicles of flowers are open, self-coloured red-orange (32A), staminodes are medium size, edges lightly frilled, 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 pink and purple; tillering is average.

Awards: Awarded Award of Garden Merit (AGM) at 2002 RHS Outdoor Canna Trials at Wisley, England. Synonyms: C. 'Brighton Orange', C. 'Eric Neubert', C. 'Eric Newbert', C. 'Grand Duc'

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