Sunday, 22 March 2009

Revisiting Canna 'Crimson Beauty'

A medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; panicles of flowers are reflexed, self-coloured crimson, staminodes are medium size; 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 prolific.

Introduced by W. Pfitzer, Stadt Fellbach, Germany, EU. Synonyms are American Beauty, Pfitzer’s Crimson Beauty

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