Sunday, 24 January 2010

Canna 'Elfin'

A medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit; round stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are erect, salmon-red and peach, throat pale yellow, staminodes are narrow, edges regular, petals yellow, 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; tillering is prolific.
Introduced by Malcolm Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Worcester, England, EU in 2003. The plant is a sport of Canna 'Pixie'.

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