Saturday, 27 December 2008

Canna 'Arthur William Paul'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, ovoid shaped, maroon margin, upright habit; round stems, coloured purple; flowers are open, orange and orange-red, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning, low bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and purple.

Named for a member of the Paul family, part of the nobility of Victorian nurserymen in the UK.

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