Sunday, 8 August 2010

Canna 'Red Wine'

A medium sized Crozy Group cultivar; dark, burgundy coloured foliage, oval shaped, maroon margin, spreading habit; oval stems, coloured purple; flowers are open, self-coloured wine-red, throat slightly lighter, staminodes are medium size, edges regular, petals purple with farina, fully self-cleaning; 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 purple; tillering is average.

Introduced by Kent Kelly, Quality Gladiolus, Arkansas, USA.

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