Monday, 14 September 2009

Canna 'A. Gasquet'

A small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval-acuminate shaped, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are open, self-coloured pale pink, throat pale yellow, staminodes are medium size, edges ruffled, labellum is pale-rose, stamen is pale pink, low bloomer, blooms open in the evening; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules ellipsoid; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average. 

Introduced by Vilmorin-Andrieux, France, EU.

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