Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Canna 'Königen Charlotte'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, spreading habit; spikes of flowers are open, orient-red with a wide canary-yellow margin, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, 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 white and purple; tillering is average.

Introduced by G. Ernst in 1892. Awarded the RHS Award of Merit in 1893. Synonyms: C. 'Königin Charlotte', C. 'Queen Charlotte', C. 'Reine Charlotte'

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