Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Canna 'Eureka'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, ovoid shaped, upright habit; flowers are open, self-coloured cream, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, labellum is cream with cherry-red stripes, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average.

Introduced by Henry A. Dreer Nurseries, Philadelphia, USA in 1918. Synonyms are C. 'Carman', C. 'Carmen'

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