Monday, 9 March 2009

Revisiting Canna 'Chinese Lantern'


A tall Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; flowers are orange-red streaked with yellow, edges frilled, petals red with farina, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple.

Introduced by Mrs Marcelle Sheppard, Texas, USA.

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