Sunday, 15 March 2009

Revisiting Canna 'Colibri'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, pale yellow with pink spots, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, fully self-cleaning, average 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 pink; tillering is average.

Introduced by Georges Truffaut, France, EU in 1966. The name is French for "Humming Bird".

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