Monday, 13 September 2010

Canna 'Showman'

A small Crozy Group cultivar; dark green foliage, oval shaped, branching habit; flowers are open, cardinal-red and canary-yellow, throat canary-yellow, staminodes are large, edges irregular, stamen is sulphur-yellow with cardinal-red spots, style is canary-yellow, petals red, fully self-cleaning, average bloomer; 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 Malcolm Dalebö, Claines Canna Collection, Worcester, England, EU in 2007. Breeding Canna 'Karla Dalebö' x open.

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