Monday, 23 November 2009

Canna 'Burgundy Blush'

A giant Foliage Group cultivar; dark green with a burgundy blush foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, branching habit; spikes of flowers are erect, self-coloured cherry-red, staminodes are small, low bloomer; fertile both ways, not true to type, self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 7 cm in diameter, coloured purple.
Introduced by David Peterson, USA. A hybrid cross between Canna 'Musaefolia Grande' and C. 'Purpurea floribunda'

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