Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Canna 'Lenape'

A medium sized Conservatory Group Cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, transparent margin, branching habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are cupped, yellow (RHS 12A-C) heavily spotted with red (RHS 33A), staminodes are large, edges regular, 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 average.

Introduced by R.J. Armstrong, of Longwood Gardens, USA. Canna 'Lenape' cannot receive the AGM recommended to it in the 2002 RHS Canna Trials until it is readily available for purchase in the UK.

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