Saturday, 8 May 2010

Canna 'Louis Cayeaux'

A medium sized Premier Group cultivar; green foliage, spreading habit; triangular stems, coloured green; panicles of flowers are open, self-coloured salmon, staminodes are large, edges irregular; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured white and pink; tillering is average.

Introduced by H. Cayeux in 1924. Awards: 2002, 'Award of Garden Merit' at the R.H.S. trials at Wisley. Synonym: C. 'Louise Cayeaux'

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