Thursday, 22 January 2009

Revisiting Canna 'Primrose'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are pale yellow speckled with pale pink; fertile both ways, not known if true to type, not self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is average.

Introduced by W. Pfitzer, Stadt Felbach, Stuttgart, Germany, EU. The earliest reference is the RHS Journal of 1895.

Synonyms: C. 'Pfitzer’s Primrose Yellow', C. 'Primrose Yellow'

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