Sunday, 5 April 2009

Canna 'Epi d'Or'


A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured green; flowers are open, yellow with light orange spots, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals yellow, fully self-cleaning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white; tillering is prolific.

Introduced by A. Crozy, Lyon, France in 1885. C. 'Epi d'Or' translates as "Spikes of Gold".

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