Friday, 10 April 2009

Canna 'Flamant Rosé'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; triangular stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, self-coloured salmon, staminodes are medium size, petals purple, fully self-cleaning; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink; tillering is slow.

Introduced by Henri Cayeux in 1920. The name translates to ‘Pink Flamingo’ in English. Synonym: C. 'Flamonrose'

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