Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Canna 'Ingeborg'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; round stems, coloured purple; flowers are self-coloured orange (RHS 28A), edges regular, style is orange-red, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning; fertile both ways, not known if true to type, not self-pollinating, capsules round; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is prolific.

Introduced by Wilhelm Pfitzer, Fellbach, Germany, EU in 1916. Awards: 2002 Award of Garden Merit (AGM) at the RHS Outdoor Canna Trials. Synonyms: C. 'Golden Vein', C. 'Golden Vine'

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