Friday, 23 April 2010

Canna 'Le Tigre'

A small Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; round stems, coloured green; flowers are open, yellow with light orange spots, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, 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.

Introduced by A. Crozy, Lyon, France in 1884. The earliest reference is Wilhelm Pfitzer Catalogue of 1890. Synonyms are C. 'Golden Girl', C. 'Golden Tiger'.

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