Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Canna 'Freya'

A small Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, oblong shaped, transparent margin, branching habit; round stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are open, cream with pink spots, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, petals yellow, 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. Particularly distinctive is the thick, leathery foliage, ending with the tips elegantly cupped.

Introduced by Martin Davis, Gloucester, England, EU in 2005.

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