Sunday, 25 July 2010

Canna 'Powick'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; green foliage, oval-acuminate shaped, transparent margin, branching habit; oval stems, coloured green; spikes of flowers are reflexed, cardinal-red with a gold margin, staminodes are medium size, edges irregular, labellum is gold with a wide cardinal-red margin, stamen is gold with cardinal-red spots, petals red, fully self-cleaning, good bloomer; 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 Malcolm Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Worcester, England, EU in 2006. The breeding is Canna 'Karla Dalebö' x open

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