Monday, 12 July 2010

Canna 'Passionata'

A medium sized Foliage Group cultivar; green and purple variegated foliage, lanceolate shaped, maroon margin, upright habit; oval stems, coloured purple; spikes of flowers are open, apricot and salmon, staminodes are narrow, edges irregular, petals purple, partial self-cleaning, good bloomer, blooms open in the evening; fertile both ways, not self-pollinating or true to type, capsules globose; rhizomes are thick, up to 3 cm in diameter, coloured pink and purple; tillering is average.
Introduced by Ian Cooke, UK

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